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Sentenced to 7 years
Surgeon-General Joh White Medical Journal - Charles Bateson "The Convict Ships"
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Eric Harry Daly on 10th January, 2013 wrote:
Elizabeth Barber was tried at Old Bailey, London on 16 October 1782 for assault and robbery with a value of 46 shillings. She was sentenced to transportation for 7 years having been originally sentenced to death, and left England on the Friendship aged about 27 at that time (May 1787). Her occupation was listed as book stitcher.
Guilty of return from transport following the Mercury mutiny. Report from Dunkirk hulk was that she was behaving “better than formerly”. Punished several times with leg irons whilst on Friendship.Married Thomas Brown on 17 February 1788.
Iris Dunne on 18th April, 2018 wrote:
Age 27, Book Stitcher, Tried in London
Gail Robyn Newman on 13th September, 2021 wrote:
on JULY 18th Elizabeth made an accusation of impropriety against the ships surgeon, she was questioned by the ships captain, and it was decided that she was “very much in liquor” and was placed in irons, she began to abuse the Captain and she was gagged and had her hands tied behind her back, the gag removed but she was left tied until 6am the next morning, released and then tied up again, this was repeated the next day - 2 weeks late Elizabeth was ironed to 3 other convicts and when they began to fight amongst themselves the Captain ordered to leave them ironed together and let them fight it out
Convict Changes History
Eric Harry Daly on 10th January, 2013 made the following changes:
convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1760, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime
Iris Dunne on 18th April, 2018 made the following changes:
Surgeon-General Joh White Medical Journal (prev. http://fmpro.uow.edu.au), occupation
Hannah Hills on 21st August, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1755 (prev. 1760)
Gail Robyn Newman on 13th September, 2021 made the following changes:
Surgeon-General Joh White Medical Journal - Charles Bateson "The Convict Ships" (prev. http://fmpro.uow.edu.au
Surgeon-General Joh White Medical Journal)