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Elizabeth Burns

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Elizabeth Burns
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Farm servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Ireland, Down
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Greenlaw
Departure date: 7th March, 1844
Arrival date: 2nd July, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 39 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convict records
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 21st September, 2018 wrote:

Elizabeth BURNS was convicted at Down, Ireland on 20 Oct 1843 for larceny - stealing clothes. Previous conviction. 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Greenlaw’ arriving July 1844.

Aged 44 yrs; farm servant; 5’2” height; Roman Catholic; single woman; brown complexion; brown to grey hair; blue eyes’ quiet; good report.
Native place of birth: Down, Ireland. Maiden name not given.
3 children, at home.  (ref. Convict Indent record) Father of children Burns (dead)
Father: Pat
Sisters: Kathy, Biddy, Alice, xxx
Brother: James - at Isle of Wight
Brother: Dan

work services
1st Stationed at the ‘Anson’ hulk, Hobart. 6 mth probation period.

7 March 1848: Ticket of Leave granted.

27 Nov 1849: Conditional Pardon approved.

22 Nov 1850: Free Certificate issued.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 21st September, 2018 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convict records (prev. ), firstname: Elizabeth, surname: Burns, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1800, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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