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Elizabeth Boot, one of 127 convicts transported on the Mary, 03 June 1823
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Middlesex Gaol Delivery
3rd June, 1823
5th October, 1823
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 126 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 64
||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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Tony Beale on 12th December, 2020 wrote:
Old Bailey online
1367. ELIZABETH BOOT was indicted for stealing, on the 7th of July , one half-crown, the goods of Thomas Diaper , from his person .
THOMAS DIAPER. On the 7th of July, between ten and eleven o’clock at night, I was in James-street, Westminster , the prisoner came up and asked where I was going - I said, home - she pulled me about, I shoved her away several times; and at last missed half a crown out of my right hand breeches pocket; I told her she had it, she denied it, and I gave her in custody.
Prisoner. Q. Did you not give it me - A. No; I gave her nothing; I also missed a shilling, and she pulled it out of her mouth.
WILLIAM CLARK . I am a watchman. Clegg, another watchman, who is now in Ireland, sprung his rattle, I found the prisoner in his custody; she denied having the half-crown, but in Piccadilly she pulled it out of her mouth. Diaper was sober - she did not say he gave it her.
Prisoner’s Defence. He gave it me, and then wanted it back. I refused, and he went away, passed two watchmen, and then gave me in charge - he said, If I would return the money he would not give me in charge; I did so, but the watchman made him give me in charge.
GUILTY . Aged 43.
Transported for Seven Years .
First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Common Sergeant.
Convict Changes History
Tony Beale on 12th December, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1779 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime