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Elizabeth Bartlett

Elizabeth Bartlett, one of 119 convicts transported on the William Pitt, July 1805

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Elizabeth Bartlett
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1786
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Dorset Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: William Pitt
Departure date: July, 1805
Arrival date: 11th April, 1806
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 121 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 364
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 23rd July, 2019 wrote:

There were only three prisoners for trial, one of whom was capitally convicted, and received sentence of death, viz Elizabeth Bartlett, a young woman of 18, for stealing a piece of printed cotton in a shop at Corscombe: she was reprieved before the Judges left.
Hampshire Telegraph, 6 August 1804.

NSW 1828 census, at the Government Factory, Parramatta.
Elizth. Bartlett, age 36, Free by servitude, Wm Pitt, 1804, 7 year sentence, Colonial sentence, 14 days. religion- p.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 23rd July, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1786 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime

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