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Eliza Archer

Eliza Archer, one of 88 convicts transported on the Grenada, 01 September 1826

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Eliza Archer
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1803
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Kent Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Grenada
Departure date: 1st September, 1826
Arrival date: 23rd January, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 87 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 68
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 12th February, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Grenada - 1827
Indent No; 21
Name; Eliza Archer.
Age; 24
Protestant. Single. Reads.
Native Place;
Trade or calling; Housemaid and Diary Woman
Trial where & Date; House Breaking. Maidstone. 27 March 1826.
Sentence; Life
Height; 5 ft. 0 in
Eyes; Hazel
Hair; Dk Brown
Completion; Ruddy
Assigned; Ann Butler, Sydney

Additional remarks noted against name; SISTER; Sophia Archer. Indent No; 22. on board

Ticket of Leave - 40/2745

Maureen Withey on 28th December, 2021 wrote:

ADM 101/30/6/1
Medical journal of the Grenada, female convict ship, for 4 August 1826 to 1 February 1827 by Alexander Nesbet, Surgeon and Superintendent, during which time the said ship was employed in a voyage to New South Wales. (Described at item level).

Folio 2: Eliza Archer, aged 23, Convict; sick or hurt, Fever; put on sick list, 23 September 1826; discharged 31 October 1826 to duty.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 12th February, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1803 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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