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Elizabeth Baker

Elizabeth Baker, one of 179 convicts transported on the Buffalo, 04 May 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Elizabeth Baker
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1799
Occupation: Laundress
Date of Death: 14th August, 1877
Age: 78 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Buffalo
Departure date: 4th May, 1833
Arrival date: 5th October, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 180 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 89 (46)
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

Dianne Jones on 18th August, 2020 wrote:

1877: Elizabeth Baker, per Buffalo, native place Herefordshire, is on a return of convicts who died in NSW in 1877 (see New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records, 1810-1891
Convicts Deaths; Annual Returns of Convicts Who Died, 1867-1891).

Penny-Lyn Beale on 6th February, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
Indent No; 84
Name; Elizabeth Baker
Age; 34. [1799]
Read & Write. Single
Native Place; Herefordshire
Trade or calling; Laundry maid
Trial where & Date; Middlesex - 14 Feb 1833 - Stealing tea candle
Sentence; 7 years
Height; 5 ft. 0 1/4 in
Eyes; Hazel
Hair; Brown
Completion; Fair ruddy and slightly pock pitted
Remarks; A lunatic vide letter; 46/2669.
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Penny-Lyn Beale on 6th February, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Hospital & Asylum Records. Tarban Creek, New South Wales, Australia
Female Convicts now free. No; 10
Elizabeth Baker. Year of Birth; 1803. Age; 36.
Ship; Buffalo
Entrance Date; 19 Jan 1839
Place; Parramatta Factory
Date of Freedom; 10 Nov 1841.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 6th February, 2021 wrote:

1833 - Convict lists. Sent to Maitland for Distribution

1834 - 1 May. Sydney Goal Entrance Book. No 1218. Year of birth; 1800. 1st Class. To the Factory 2 May 1834

1835 - 2 May. No; 560. Sydney Goal Entrance Book. Domestic. Sentence; A cell for 14 days. Sentence expired 16 May 1835

1835 - 26 Jun. Sydney Goal Entrance Book. No 1563. 3rd Class. To Factory 30 Jun.

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Convict Changes History

Dianne Jones on 18th August, 2020 made the following changes:

date of death: 14th August, 1877 (prev. 0000), gender: f

Penny-Lyn Beale on 6th February, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1799 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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