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Elizabeth Birkett, one of 121 convicts transported on the Morley, 17 May 1820
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Nottingham Town Quarter Session
17th May, 1820
30th September, 1820
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 123 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 329 (166)
||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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Maureen Withey on 16th February, 2020 wrote:
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON13-1-2$init=CON13-1-2p57 and previous page.
List of female convicts from Morely (3), Master, Brown, in 1820, who landed at Hobart, not Sydney.
Elizabeth Birkett, Convicted at Nottingham (Town) Q.S., 14 Jan 1819, 7 years.
Later addition in ink Cert – 1831/90, may refer to date and number of her Certificate of Freedom.
Elizabeth Birkett, 31, Morley.
Launceston Advertiser, 14 Mar 1831.
(The number 31 after her name would be her convict number, not her age.)
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 16th February, 2020 made the following changes: