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Elizabeth Berry

Elizabeth Berry, one of 401 convicts transported on the Glatton, September 1802

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Elizabeth Berry
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1781
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 25th October, 1866
Age: 85 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: Hertford Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Glatton
Departure date: September, 1802
Arrival date: 11th March, 1803
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 401 other convicts


Primary source: PRO ASS135/241/2
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

Michelle Taylor on 17th May, 2013 wrote:

Married Sgt Charles Whalan an orderly to Governor Lachlan Macquarie 19 March 1803 at Government House Parramatta-8 days after arriving in NSW.
See http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~garter1/charleswhal.htm

Denis Pember on 20th January, 2016 wrote:

Sainty & Johnson; 1828 Census of New South Wales:
[Ref W1129] Whalan, Charles, 65, FS, Albermarle, 1793, 7 years, Pensioner at Prospect.
750 acres, 70 cleared, 60 cultivated, 2 horses, 2 cattle.
[Ref W1130] Whalan, Elizabeth, 50, FS, Glatton, 1801.
[Ref W1131] Whalan, Campbell, 8, BC.
[Ref W1132] Whalan, John, 6, BC.

D Wong on 28th February, 2018 wrote:

Elizabeth Berry was transported for ‘Having an unchristian attitude’.

Julia Barry on 7th January, 2019 wrote:

Convicted of theft from John and Catherine Chesshyre of Bennington Lordship, Hertford, at Hertfordshire Assizes on 19 Jan 1801 and transported for 7 years

Convict Changes History

Michelle Taylor on 17th May, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1781, date of death 1866, gender

D Wong on 28th February, 2018 made the following changes:

date of death: 25th October, 1866 (prev. 1866)

Julia Barry on 7th January, 2019 made the following changes:

source: PRO ASS135/241/2 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 319 (159)), crime

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