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Ellen Bottomley

Ellen Bottomley, one of 140 convicts transported on the Henry Wellesley, 17 July 1837

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ellen Bottomley
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: 1841
Age: 33 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Robbery
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Henry Wellesley
Departure date: 17th July, 1837
Arrival date: 22nd December, 1837
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 139 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 94
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 19th February, 2021 wrote:

Indent No; 35.
Read & write, Protestant, single.
Trade; Housemaid and Cook
Offence; Robbing Employer
Height; 5 ft. 3 in
Eyes; Brown
Hair; Brown
Completion; Ruddy & a little pock pitted

Penny-Lyn Beale on 19th February, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, St. John’s Parramatta, Burials
No; 450
Name;  Helen Bottomley [Ellen Bottomley]
Abode;  Female Factory
Date of death; 1841, May 31
Date of burial; 1841, May 31
Age; 30
Details; Per ship; Henry Wellesley
By Whom Ceremony was preformed; H H Bobart

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 19th February, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 19th February, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1841 (prev. 0000)

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