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Elijah Balls

Elijah Balls, one of 192 convicts transported on the Royal Admiral, 01 July 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Elijah Balls
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Suffolk (Borough of Bury St. Edmunds) Session of Peace and Gaol delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Royal Admiral
Departure date: 1st July, 1830
Arrival date: 8th November, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 193 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 430
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

Maureen Withey on 3rd September, 2019 wrote:

At Bury Borough Sessions, on Monday last, before the Recorder, Elijah Balls, for stealing a pair of boot-legs, three pairs of pinchers, one pair of shoes and other articles, the property of William Lang Collins, shoemaker, of Hepworth, was sentenced to 7 years transportation.
Suffolk Chronicle, 2 Jan 1830

On Monday week, eight convicts were removed from Bury Gaol, to be put onboard the Leviathan Hulk, lying in Portsmouth harbour; viz. Elijah Bales, Thomas Forbister, Wm. Stiles, Augur Hills, James Smith, Robt. Trudgett, and Arthur Palfry, to be transported for seven years, and Thomas Durrant, for life.
Suffolk Chronicle, 10 Apr 1830

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 3rd September, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: m

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