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Eliza Bevan, one of 232 convicts transported on the Aurora, 22 April 1851
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 15 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 129 (67)
||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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Denise Smith on 25th February, 2017 wrote:
Eliza had a few convictions in Monmouthshire, one discharged, one committed for 14 days. This charge was with two other women, Elizabeth Evans and Catherine Preece. They were charged with on the 8th May 1850 feloniously assaulting George Abraham, and stolen from his person three sovereigns, one half sovereigns, six half crowns, one shawl and two pieces of satin.
This was reported in the “Monmouth Beacon” 10 August 1850 under “Monthmouth Summer Assizes.”
D Wong on 27th February, 2017 wrote:
Eliza Bevan was listed as 23 years old on arrival in VDL.
She was a widow, 5’2 1/2” tall, black hair, blue eyes, could read and write, C of Eng.
Occupation: Country Servant/Housemaid.
4/5/1853: Permission to marry James Morrison (Cornwall 1851). Marriage registered at Hobart 30/5/1853. She was 25, a widow, and he was 37 a plumber. No children listed.
24/4/1855: Recommended for a CP
22/4/1856: CP approved.
6/7/1855: There is a death listed for Eliza Morrison, country servant, aged 28 who died of ‘disease of the lungs’ at Hobart. (Which would mean that her CP was recorded after her death).
Convict Changes History
Denise Smith on 25th February, 2017 made the following changes:
D Wong on 27th February, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1828 (prev. 0000), gender: f