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Eli Angell

Eli Angell, one of 302 convicts transported on the Minden, 16 July 1851

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Eli Angell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Tailor/errand boy
Date of Death: 1888
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Norfolk. City and County of the City of Norwich Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Minden
Departure date: 16th July, 1851
Arrival date: 14th October, 1851
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 301 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 172
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

Anonymous on 29th June, 2012 wrote:

Eli was 18 when indicted for Larceny.  He was single, 4’11 1/2" tall, dark brown hair, light blue eyes, long face, dark complexion, healthy build, marks on both arms.

23/5/1851: Perth Gazette - Eli Angel, T.L., denying being a TL., 2 months hard labour, convict establishment.
9/7/1862: Had a station in the Vasse district.

1864: Had a son Henry Edward - mother Margaret Cross. No marriage on the bdm.

11/9/1867: Charged with embezzaling 9 pounds the property of 2 sawyers who entrusted him with timber for sale at Fremantle - committed for trial at the sessions.

4/10/1867: Charged with stealing a horse, found guilty and sentenced to 5 years of penal servitude.

4/8/1875: Selling liquor on the Sabbath - fined 30 pounds for sly grog selling.  Occupied premises at Fremantle in the well known Old Establishment Yard.
1882: Had a huckster’s shop.
10/10/1883: Was a general dealer residing in Perth.
9/4/1885: Charged with stealing 2 1 pound notes-guilty of simple larceny - 6 months imprisonment with hard labour.

1888: Died at the age of 57 in Western Australia.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 29th June, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 1888-00-00, gender m

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