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Elizabeth Burnett

Elizabeth Burnett, one of 140 convicts transported on the Henry Wellesley, 17 July 1837

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Elizabeth Burnett
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1846
Age: 38 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: Robbing a person
Convicted at: Carmarthen Borough Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Henry Wellesley
Departure date: 17th July, 1837
Arrival date: 22nd December, 1837
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 139 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 93 (48)
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

David Bromwich on 20th May, 2012 wrote:

Certificate of Freedom 26 Sep 1844
Married George Wilon Perrerall
Convicted for robbing a Thomas Cook of nine pounds ten shillings in gold and some small silver coins
Born Caernavon, Gwynedd, North Wales
Died 7 Aug 1846 The Falls, West Maitland, NSW, Australia

Convict Changes History

David Bromwich on 20th May, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1808-00-00, date of death 1846-00-00, gender f

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