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Edward EAGAR

Edward EAGAR

Male 1787 - 1866  (79 years)

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  • Name Edward EAGAR 
    Born 1787  Killarney, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Criminal 1804 
    Uttering a forged bill. 
    • In 1804 Eagar was apprenticed to a solicitor and subsequently admitted as a solicitor and attorney in Dublin, but in 1809 he was sentenced to death at the Cork Summer Assizes for uttering a forged bill. Possibly as a result of family influence or his spectacular death-cell conversion his sentence was commuted to transportation for life. He arrived in Sydney in the Providence in July 1811.

      Source: Australian Dictionary of Biography
    Emigration 1811  Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • In 1804 Eagar was apprenticed to a solicitor and subsequently admitted as a solicitor and attorney in Dublin, but in 1809 he was sentenced to death at the Cork Summer Assizes for uttering a forged bill. Possibly as a result of family influence or his spectacular death-cell conversion his sentence was commuted to transportation for life. He arrived in Sydney in the Providence in July 1811.

      Source: Australian Dictionary of Biography
    Immigration 1821  New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Returned to England 1821 to represent the emancipated convicts before the British Parliament. Prominent colonial champion for civil liberty.  A book by Kevin Lewis Smith,  Colonial Litigant Extraordinaire,  relates his story.
    Living 18 Aug 1824  St Pancras, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 18 Aug 1824 
    Merchant 
    Occupation 1841 
    Accountant 
    Census 1 Jun 1841  14 Warren Street, Clerkenwell, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 7 Oct 1847 
    Gentleman 
    Living 1 Nov 1848  Kings Rows, Clerkenwell, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1 Nov 1848 
    Gentleman 
    Occupation 1851 
    Solicitor's Managing Clerk 
    Census 1 Apr 1851  6 Kings Row, St James, Clerkenwell, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1861 
    Solicitor 
    Census 1 Apr 1861  25 Michael's Place, Kensington, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Misc 1866 
    Entry in Australian Dictionary of Biography 
    Died 2 Nov 1866  Kensington, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2986  1. Essex Ennevers
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2012 

    Father Richard EAGAR 
    Mother Frances UNKNOWN 
    Family ID F1854  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family (spouse) 1 Jemima MCDUEL,   Born:  1796, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1815  St Philip's Church, Church Hill, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Richard Edward EAGAR,   Born:  1816, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  1866, At sea Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     2. Geoffrey EAGAR,   Born:  1818, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  12 Sep 1891  (Age 73 years)
     3. Frances EAGAR,   Born:  Abt 1821, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  Yes, date unknown
     4. Edward EGAR,   Born:  1821, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  Yes, date unknown
    Family histories
    Edward Eagar (1787-1866)
    Edward Eagar (1787-1866)
    Convict, lawyer & merchant
    Geoffrey Eagar (1818-1891)
    Geoffrey Eagar (1818-1891)
    Accountant, banker, politician and public servant
    Marriages to a closely-related family member
    Marriages to a closely-related family member
    (including to a dead spouse's sibling and a dead sibling's spouse and some bigamous and other illegal marriages)
    Family ID F1850  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family (spouse) 2 Ellen Gormon MOONEY,   Born:  1806, Holborn, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  8 Jan 1870, Glebe, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Children 
     1. Nicholas Henry EAGAR,   Born:  12 Feb 1824,   Died:  24 Aug 1872, Gladesville Hospital, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     2. William EAGAR,   Born:  31 Dec 1825, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  Yes, date unknown
     3. Ellen Mary EAGAR,   Born:  12 Feb 1827, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  Yes, date unknown
     4. Edward Richard EAGAR,   Born:  20 Sep 1832, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  Yes, date unknown
     5. Sidney Cooper EAGAR,   Born:  4 Dec 1833, St Pancras, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  Yes, date unknown
     6. Minnie EAGAR,   Born:  1835/6, St Pancras, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  Yes, date unknown
     7. Francis EAGAR,   Born:  25 Mar 1837,   Died:  Yes, date unknown
     8. Bessie Alice EAGAR,   Born:  14 Jun 1838, Holborn, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  Yes, date unknown
     9. Elizabeth H EAGAR,   Born:  1837/8, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  Yes, date unknown
     10. Frank Alexander Matthew EAGAR,   Born:  6 Nov 1844, Clerkenwell, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  27 Jul 1911, Glebe, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Family histories
    Edward Eagar (1787-1866)
    Edward Eagar (1787-1866)
    Convict, lawyer & merchant
    Geoffrey Eagar (1818-1891)
    Geoffrey Eagar (1818-1891)
    Accountant, banker, politician and public servant
    Marriages to a closely-related family member
    Marriages to a closely-related family member
    (including to a dead spouse's sibling and a dead sibling's spouse and some bigamous and other illegal marriages)
    Family ID F906  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1787 - Killarney, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - 1811 - Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1815 - St Philip's Church, Church Hill, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1821 - New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLiving - 18 Aug 1824 - St Pancras, Middlesex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1 Jun 1841 - 14 Warren Street, Clerkenwell, Middlesex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLiving - 1 Nov 1848 - Kings Rows, Clerkenwell, Middlesex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1 Apr 1851 - 6 Kings Row, St James, Clerkenwell, Middlesex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1 Apr 1861 - 25 Michael's Place, Kensington, Middlesex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Nov 1866 - Kensington, Middlesex Link to Google Earth
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    Edward Eagar
    Edward Eagar
    State Library of NSW

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