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Esther Bowman

Esther Bowman, one of 99 convicts transported on the Competitor, 09 June 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Esther Bowman
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: House servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Forgery
Convicted at: Cumberland Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Competitor
Departure date: 9th June, 1828
Arrival date: 10th October, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 98 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 411 (207)
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

Tony Beale on 21st October, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 Bound Indentures 1827-1828 - Married protestant with a 4 month old female child? Husband expected as a sailor on board the Marquis of Hastings 5’ 2 1/2” ruddy and freckled brown hair and eyes assigned to Robert Cooper

Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th December, 2020 wrote:

1828 - Census. Age; 26. Servant to Robert Cooper, South Head Road

Tony Beale on 17th December, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records, 1810-1891 for Esther Bowman
Assignment and Employment of Convicts
Tickets of Exemption from Govt Labour, 1828-1830
no 30/37 dated 2/1/1830 With Husband Isaac Roddam who came free on the Marquis of Hastings in Sydney

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 21st October, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1801 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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