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Eli Burningham

Eli Burningham, one of 200 convicts transported on the Fortune, November 1812

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Eli Burningham
Aliases: Birmingham
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1784
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1857
Age: 73 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Breaking and entering and stealing
Convicted at: Southampton Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Fortune
Departure date: November, 1812
Arrival date: 11th June, 1813
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 88
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

D Wong on 4th July, 2018 wrote:

2/3/1812 Hampshire Chronicle Hampshire, England:
Eli Burningham, aged, 28, for breaking and entering the dwelling-house of George Sheppard, at Kingsley, in the night of the 11th of Feb. last, and stealing some writings, &c.

19/10/1831: Recommended for a CP
Apr. 1833: CP.

1857: NSW BDM - died as Eli Birmingham, aged 73, at Windsor NSW.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 4th July, 2018 made the following changes:

alias1: Birmingham, date of birth: 1784 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1857 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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