Monday, January 19, 2009

Prisoner George EDIKER



NLA Catalogue (incorrect information)
Verso transcribed with: George Ediker, per Oriental Queen, Taken at Port Arthur, 1874 
Part of collection: Convict portraits, Port Arthur, 1874.
Gunson Collection file 203/​7/​54.
Title from inscription on reverse.
Inscription: "253 &​ 254"--On reverse.
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POLICE RECORDS
George Ediker was tried for rape in the Supreme Court Hobart on 6th December 1864 and incarcerated at Port Arthur prison and Hobart Gaol for 10 years. He was photographed on discharge from the Hobart Gaol by Thomas J. Nevin on 9th December 1874. Later records in the 1880s show he was a pauper.



George Ediker was photographed by T. J. Nevin on discharge from the Hobart Gaol on 9th December 1874.



George Ediker was discharged from the New Town Invalid Depot, 8th June 1883.