Prisoner George EDIKER 1874

PRISONER GEORGE EDIKER Attempted rape conviction
PHOTOGRAPHER T. J. NEVIN 1874 Hobart Gaol

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 attempting to rape in the Supreme Court Hobart on 6th December 1864 and incarcerated at the Port Arthur prison and Hobart Gaol for 10 years. He was photographed on discharge from the Hobart Gaol by government contractor Thomas J. Nevin on 9th December 1874. Later records in the 1880s show he was housed a pauper at one of Hobart’s Invalid Depots.

Source: Tasmania Reports of Crime for Police (police gazette)

George Ediker was photographed by T. J. Nevin on the prisoner’s discharge from the Hobart Gaol on 9th December 1874.

Source: Tasmania Reports of Crime for Police (police gazette)

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