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Elizabeth Beer

Elizabeth Beer, one of 97 convicts transported on the Britannia, January 1798

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Elizabeth Beer
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 18th January, 1799
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Kent Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Britannia III
Departure date: January, 1798
Arrival date: 18th July, 1798
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 99 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 238
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 8th December, 2011 wrote:

Elizabeth was convicted on 15th March, 1797 at Kent Assizes. The information I have seen suggests that the Brittania departed England, bound for New South Wales on 1st February, 1798.

Rosenne on 26th February, 2013 wrote:

Elizabeth’s death is recorded in the Old Sydney Burial Gound database as Elizabeth Bear.

Elizabeth’s sister Ann Beer/Beard had a number of children.

Convict Changes History

Rosenne on 26th February, 2013 made the following changes:

date of death 18th January, 1799, gender

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