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Ellen Brooks

Ellen Brooks, one of 101 convicts transported on the Burrell, 31 December 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ellen Brooks
Aliases: Ellen Craven
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1814
Occupation: Lace maker
Date of Death: 2nd November, 1845
Age: 31 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: Larceny
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Burrell
Departure date: 31st December, 1831
Arrival date: 20th May, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 100 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 250
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

Kevin Harradine on 13th February, 2019 wrote:

Married 18 March 1833 to a fellow convict Thomas Craven. Absconded twice while living with Husband Thomas Craven in 1834 and 1835 both reported in NSW Government Gazette. Described as 5 foot 3 inches, fair complexion, dark brown hair, dark hazel eyes.

Convict Changes History

Kevin Harradine on 13th February, 2019 made the following changes:

alias1: Ellen Craven, date of birth: 1814 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1845 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

Iris Dunne on 14th February, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: f

Lyn Hudson-Williamson on 18th October, 2020 made the following changes:

date of death: 2nd November, 1845 (prev. 1845)

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