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Elizabeth Brown

Elizabeth Brown, one of 90 convicts transported on the Princess Charlotte, 27 March 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Elizabeth Brown
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1785
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 55 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Princess Charlotte
Departure date: 27th March, 1827
Arrival date: 6th August, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 89 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 136
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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Maureen Withey on 29th August, 2019 wrote:

Old Bailey online:

ELIZABETH BROWN, Theft - stealing from master, 26th October 1826.

1983. ELIZABETH BROWN was indicted for stealing, on the 20th of September , 1 watch, value 30s.; eight silver spoons, value 18s., and 1 shawl, value 2s. , the goods of Charles Christian , her master.

REBECCA CHRISTIAN . I am the wife of Charles Christian; we live in Sun-yard, Lower East Smithfield . The prisoner was my servant . On the 20th of September, I went out, and left her mangling; I returned in twenty minutes, and she was out, and never returned; she had come to me on the 10th of August, and had not asked my leave to go away. I then missed a watch, eight spoons, and a shawl; when she was taken, she had the shawl I on.

CHARLES CHRISTIAN. When my wife came home, she inquired for the servant: I thought she was up-stairs, but she was gone. Next day I found the watch and spoons in pawn.

RICHARD ROPER . I am a pawnbroker, and live in Whitechapel. I have a watch pawned on the 20th of September, in the name of Theodocia Brown; I believe the prisoner to be the person.

WILLIAM JOHN LONGER . I live with Mr. Williams, pawnbroker, Spitalfields. I have four tea-spoons pawned by the prisoner on the 21st of September.

THOMAS ORORN . I am an officer, and received her in charge; she had this shawl on.(Property produced and sworn to.)

GUILTY. Aged 40.

Transported for Fourteen Years .

Tony Beale on 1st October, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Registers of Convicts’ Applications to Marry, 1826-1851 Granted 1838
Elizabeth Brown 53 ToL (14 yrs) per ship Princess Charlotte to marry William Belcher 38 ToL (14yrs) per ship Mangles(1) Rev John Cross Port Macquarie

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 1st October, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1785 (prev. 0000)

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