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Elizabeth Brooks, one of 87 convicts transported on the Lord Wellington, May 1819
Name, Aliases & Gender
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life span was 56 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 163 (83)
||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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 28th September, 2020 wrote:
Old Bailey Online
Born 1770. Age 48 in 1818
1168. ELIZABETH BROOKS was indicted for that she, on the 21st of July , at St. James, Clerkenwell, feloniously did dispose of and put away a certain forged and counterfeit bank note (setting it forth, No. 46,023, 1l. 9th of June, 1818, signed C. Tabor), with intent to defraud the Governor and Company of the Bank of England , she knowing the same to be forged and counterfeited .
SECOND COUNT. The same, only calling the forged instrument a promissory note for payment of money, instead of a bank note.
TWO OTHER COUNTS. The same, only stating the prisoner’s intent to be to defraud John White .
New South Wales, Australia, Colonial Secretary’s Papers, 1788-1856
1821 - 3 Sep. Eliza Guest - [Eliza Brooks]
Re permission to marry at Sydney. Comments: Per “Lord Wellington”, 1820 as Elizabeth Brooks
Eleazer Lazarus - Free
1828 - Assignment and Employment of Convicts. Government Labour Exemption Register, 1828-1830
Volume Number: 4/4061
Convict Changes History
Penny-Lyn Beale on 28th September, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1770 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime