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Susannah Brelsford

Susannah Brelsford, one of 113 convicts transported on the Sydney Cove, January 1807

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Susannah Brelsford
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1790
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 7th September, 1844
Age: 54 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing clothes
Convicted at: Northumberland (Newcastle Upon Tyne) Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Sydney Cove
Departure date: January, 1807
Arrival date: 18th June, 1807
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 113 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 387 (193)
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

D Wong on 16th August, 2019 wrote:

Arrived VDL from Sydney C1807-1811 and was assigned in the Port Dalrymple area.

1811 Muster: Susannah was listed in the County of Cornwall Tas.
1818-1821: At George Town, Tas.
1821-1824: At Norfolk Plains, Tas.
1844: At Launceston, Tas.

4/3/1811: Married Robert Beams (Coromandel and Experiment 1803 to NSW).
at St John’s Church, Launceston, Tas.
Edward 1809 -
James c1812 - 1898
Mary c1814 - 1843
Eleanor 1816 - 1842
Robert 1817 - 1911
Ann 1820 - 1875
Susannah 1822 - 1875
Elizabeth 1825 - 1865
Emma 1827 -
Diana 1830 -
Catherine c1832 -

7/9/1844: Susannah died at Launceston, aged 53, from inflammation of the lungs.

Convict Changes History

Sue Williams on 30th January, 2014 made the following changes:

date of death: 7th September, 1844 (prev. 0000), crime

Jill Besanvalle on 16th August, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: f

D Wong on 16th August, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1790 (prev. 0000)

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