Edward Goodin, convict "Scarborough" 1788

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Edward Goodin, convict "Scarborough" 1788

Also Known As: "Edward Goodwin"
Birthplace: London, Greater London, UK
Death: Died in Hunters Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Immediate Family:

Husband of Ann Goodin, convict "Lady Juliana" 1790
Father of James Goodin, infant; Edward Goodin, infant; Mary Goodin; James Goodin; Margaret Ann Goodin and 8 others

Managed by: Kathleen Margaret Cobcroft
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About Edward Goodin, convict "Scarborough" 1788

Edward Goodin aka Edward Goodwin aka Edward Gooden was convicted of Feloniously stealing and was sentenced to 7 years transportation. He arrived in Sydney Cove on the "Scarborough" on 26/1/1788

After arriving in the colony he used the surname GOODIN

Edward married Ann THOMAS and according to the Sydney Morning Herald (10/10/2009) had 17 children.

448. EDWARD GOODWIN and THOMAS WILKIN were indicted for feloniously stealing, on the 24th of April , one piece of woollen cloth, containing six yards and a half, value 50 s. one other piece, containing six yards and a half, value 50 s. the property of William Mawhood .


On Saturday noon, as I was walking along I saw Wilkins walking in the street, he came out of the prosecutor's shop; he walked a little way before me, it was about eleven, or between eleven and twelve; he walked about two doors from the gentleman's house, and two men joined him, the other prisoner, and one that is not here; when I came even with them, they were conversing together, and when I came close to them, I heard the short one, Wilkins, say, he is coming out presently; the next witness, who was just behind me, heard them say, he is coming out presently; we went back and watched them, and I saw Wilkins come out of the door, and in a little time Goodwin went into the shop, with this parcel of cloth under his arm, I followed and held him, and called the next witness to secure the others; he was detained in the shop.

William Brooksbank deposed to the same effect.

See original Click to see original The prisoner Wilkins called two witnesses to his character.



Transported seven years .

Tried by the second London Jury, before Mr. RECORDER. The Trials being ended, the Court proceeded to give Judgment as follows:

Received sentence of death, 24, viz. Thomas Randall , Robert Ganley , otherwise Ganby, Archibald Burridge , Daniel Bean , Drummond Clarke, Elizabeth Vickery , John Taylor , William Hobbs , Patrick Birmingham , Samuel Hall, John Linch , James Farrell , Simon Young , Charles Cresswell , John Moseley , Peter Haslet , otherwise Edward Veruley, Patrick Burne , Charles Barton , James Davis , Isaac Torries , William Smith , Joseph Hawes , James Hawkins and John Boyle .

Transported for fourteen years. 4.

Joseph Marshall , John Carroll , otherwise Cannon, Samuel Field , William Hogg .

Transported for seven years. 37.

William Snaleham , George Robinson , George Bannister , John Nurse , John Pettit , John Eyres , John Crouch , David Logan , Samuel Hawkins , James Stewart , Andrew Goudry , Nicholas Todd , George Cayton , alias Clayton, William Tuckey , Francis Gardner , James Gardner , Samuel Mobbs , John Russell , John Stevens , John King , Henry Griffiths , John Herbert , James Nowland , John Hall, John Thomas , John Nicholls , (Africa) William Ray , Aquilla Beak, John Lane, John Moseley , Richard Kilminster , Henry Vincent , Edward Goodwin , Thomas Wilkins , John Moreing , William Allen , George Atkinson , Thomas Smith , otherwise Harries


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Edward Goodin, convict "Scarborough" 1788's Timeline

London, Greater London, UK
October 23, 1791
Age 29
New South Wales, Australia
November 5, 1792
Age 30
New South Wales, Australia
March 8, 1794
Age 32
New South Wales, Australia
August 15, 1795
Age 33
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
October 16, 1797
Age 35
New South Wales, Australia
July 28, 1800
Age 38
New South Wales, Australia
January 3, 1804
Age 42
New South Wales, Australia
Age 43
New South Wales, Australia