Hi Guest!
Contribute to this record

Elizabeth Bamford

Elizabeth Bamford, one of 87 convicts transported on the Lord Wellington, May 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Elizabeth Bamford
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1783
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Street robbery
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Lord Wellington
Departure date: May, 1819
Arrival date: 20th January, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 124 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 165 (84). http://www.jenwilletts.com
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.

Did you find the person you were looking for?

If Elizabeth Bamford was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.

If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.

Know more about Elizabeth Bamford?

Contribute to this record

Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 9th November, 2014 wrote:

Elizabeth Bamford was convicted at Warwick and given a life transportation sentence. Transported to New South Wales, Australia on the ‘Lord Wellington’ 1819.

27/01/1820: disembarked from the Lord Wellington and transferred to Windsor.
Dec 1824: on list of convicts assigned to George Druitt.
30/06/1828: Ticket of Leave granted.
1828: servant employed by F.A. Hely, Brisbane Water.
18/10/1834: Conditional Pardon granted.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th September, 2020 wrote:

1820 - Australia, Convict Index, 1788-1868.
Age: 37. Birth Year: abt 1783
Trial Place: Warwick

1822 - 29 Aug. Re permission to marry at Castlereagh. Page: 229
Aaron Miller. Convict per Larkins.
Eliz. Bamford. Convict per Lord Wellington

1825 -
Elizabeth Bamford. Convict. Lord Wellington. 1820. Life/ WIFE to Aaron Miller Windsor

1828 - Ticket of Leave. No; 28/202. 18th Aug 1828
Native Place;
Calling; House Maid
20 March 1818
Date of Trial: 20 March 1818
Sentence; Life.
Year of Birth; 1783.
Height; 5 ft.
Complexion; Fair
Hair; Red
Eyes; Grey
Allowed to remain in the District of Brisbane Waters. Altered to Sydney District 31 March 1829.

1834-  Conditional Pardon 16 October 1834. Aged 51. Offence; Street Robbery

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 9th November, 2014 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 165 (84). http://www.jenwilletts.com (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 165 (84)),

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th September, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1783 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

This record was discovered and printed on ConvictRecords.com.au