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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: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 56 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

References

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 .

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