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Eliza Bowra

Eliza Bowra, one of 161 convicts transported on the Elizabeth, 20 June 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Eliza Bowra
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 26th April, 1818
Occupation: Servant
Date of Death: 5th March, 1887
Age: 68 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Kent Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Elizabeth
Departure date: 20th June, 1836
Arrival date: 12th October, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 160 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 299 (152)
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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Convict Changes History

Catherine Jane Oliver on 3rd March, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 26th April, 1818 (prev. 0000), date of death: 5th March, 1887 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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