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Emma Brooks

Emma Brooks, one of 169 convicts transported on the Elizabeth and Henry, 14 September 1846

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Emma Brooks
Aliases: Anna Mitchal, Emma Brookes, Hannah Brookes, Anna Mitchell
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1827
Occupation: Nursery maid
Date of Death: 1866
Age: 39 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: Theft
Convicted at: Warwick, Birmingham Boro Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Elizabeth and Henry
Departure date: 14th September, 1846
Arrival date: 4th January, 1847
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 170 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 114
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

stsearcher on 5th March, 2016 wrote:

She stole a pair of shoes and had a previous conviction for theft of a shovel.

Convict Changes History

Zoe on 14th August, 2013 made the following changes:

alias1, gender, crime

stsearcher on 5th March, 2016 made the following changes:

alias2: Emma Brookes, alias3: Hannah Brookes, date of birth: 1827 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1866 (prev. 0000)

stsearcher on 12th March, 2016 made the following changes:

alias4: Anna Mitchell, occupation

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