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Elizabeth Beedham

Elizabeth Beedham, one of 170 convicts transported on the Emma Eugenia, 25 October 1850

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Elizabeth Beedham
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1822
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Robbery with violence
Convicted at: York. Assizes at York
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Emma Eugenia
Departure date: 25th October, 1850
Arrival date: 7th March, 1851
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 172 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 373 (188)
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

Anonymous on 12th March, 2012 wrote:

Elizabeth Beedham was 27 and married when on 20/2/1849 she was indicted for violently assulting John Broadbent and robbed him of 1 souverign 10s 6d. She had previous offences - Highway robbery - stole 30 shillings or pounds from John Moadhead - 3 years on the Town.

She was 5’1" tall, fresh complexion , oval head, brown hair, dark brown eyebrows, dark blue eyes, long nose, medium mouth and medium chin, small brown mole on right cheek and mole on bridge of nose.  Protestant, and she could read.  Her native place was Leeds.

In 1855 she married James Scholefield (Anson).

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 12th March, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1822-00-00, gender f

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