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Eliza Barrett

Eliza Barrett, one of 106 convicts transported on the Fanny, 14 July 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Eliza Barrett
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1814
Occupation: Needlewoman
Date of Death: 1885
Age: 71 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: Man robbery
Convicted at: Surrey Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Fanny
Departure date: 14th July, 1832
Arrival date: 2nd February, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 105 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 369 (185)
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 1st February, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Fanny - 2nd Feb 1833
No;  77 - 33
Indent No; 85
Name; Eliza Barrett
Age; 19
Reads & writes, Protestant; Status; Single
Native Place; London
Trade or calling; Nursery maid, housemaid, needle woman
Offence; Man Robbery
Height; 5 ft. 1 in
Completion; Fair Ruddy
Hair; Light Brown
Eyes; Grey
Remarks; ABSCONDED from her husband George Sheerer, Sydney 18 April 1835 and returned to this colony by the Henry Willesley from the Cape of Good Hope. 22 Dec 1837. 12 months 3rd class

Certificate of Freedom; 42/442. 21 Mar 1842. Wife of George Sheerer, arrived free in the colony

Convict Changes History

Donna Sherar on 26th January, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 1885-00-00, gender f

Penny-Lyn Beale on 1st February, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1814 (prev. 0000)

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