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Eleanor Berridge, one of 110 convicts transported on the Northampton, December 1814
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||30th May, 1881
life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 193 (98). NSWBDM index 88/1823 V182388 127; Col Sec Records - 1822 Muster, convict ship indents.
||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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Peter O'dwyer on 16th June, 2012 wrote:
In 1923 Eleanor married Edward Taylor who was transported two months earlier in October 1814 on the "Indefatigable". They had five children. Eleanor died 1881 in Tumbi Umbi, Brisbane Waters.
Robin Sharkey on 22nd October, 2016 wrote:
Eleanor Berridge was aged 23, born Northampton, when tried at the 1814 Michaelmas Quarter Sessions in Northampton. These commenced in October 1814.
She therefore did not have very long to wait after her sentence until she was transported, leaving England in
1822 Muster -reorded as Wife of Edward Taylor.
1823, 29th June MARRIAGE - Recorded as “Barridge” to Edward Taylor. Catholic registration of marriage. Witnesses, John & Ann Good and Michael O’Brien.
1825 - residence Parramatta, wife of Edward Taylor
1828 Census - Eleanor Taylor, Age: 36, Protestant, Arrived per Northampton 1814, 7 years, Free by Servitude; wife Edward Taylor; Residence: Castle Hill
Sydney Herald, 20 Dec 1832 p 1:
THE undermentioned persons have ob-
tained Certificates ol Freedom during the last
Fix this textweek, viz. :- ... per “Northampton”, ELLEN BERRIDGE
Ellen and Edward Taylor recorded in NSWBDM index with following children:
1823 - Edward
1823 - George
1827 - Elizabeth
1830 - Edward
1831 - William
1834 - Amelia Died 1835
1835 - John (an infant John died in 1836, per BDM index)
Certificate of Freedom number 32/1064
Denis Pember on 1st March, 2017 wrote:
Sainty & Johnson; 1828 Census of New South Wales:
[Ref T0160] Taylor, Edward, 36, free by servitude, Indefatigable, 1813, 7 years, Protestant, settler, Castle Hill.
[Ref T0161] Taylor, Eleanor, 36, free by servitude, Northampton, 1814, 7 years, Protestant.
[Ref T0162] Taylor, Susannah, 12, born in the colony.
[Ref T0163] Taylor, Edward, 10, born in the colony.
[Ref T0164] Taylor, George, 7, born in the colony.
[Ref T0165] Taylor, Henry, 1, born in the colony.
Convict Changes History
Peter O'dwyer on 16th June, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1793-00-00, date of death 1881-05-30, gender f
Stuart Morris on 14th October, 2014 made the following changes:
Robin Sharkey on 22nd October, 2016 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 193 (98). NSWBDM index 88/1823 V182388 127; Col Sec Records - 1822 Muster, convict ship indents. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Rol