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Elizabeth Cannon

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Elizabeth Cannon
Aliases: Connon
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1833
Occupation: Nurse girl/servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Ireland, Armagh
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Blackfriar
Departure date: 24th January, 1851
Arrival date: 29th May, 1851
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 188 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 14th September, 2014 wrote:

Elizabeth Cannon was convicted at Armagh on 04/04/1850 for Larceny (stealing money). No previous convictions. 7 yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Blackfriar’, arriving 29/05/1851.

Aged 18yrs; nurse girl; 4’11”; Roman Catholic; dark complexion, freckled; dk brown hair; dk blue eyes.
Native Place: Co. Tyrone, Ireland.

Various assignments of service in the Colony, including Hobart, Campbell Town and Female Factory Ross.

Some notes of misconduct on record.

Married John Arthyr Keeling (permission granted)26/05/1854 at Campbell Town (midlands, Tasmania). (Permission ref. is under spelling “Connon”.)

Ticket of Leave 07/11/1854

Conditional Pardon 18/12/1855

Certificate of Freedom, at Launceston 24/04/1857.

Further offences:
09/10/1868 Launceston - stealing a pr of trousers. 6mths hard labour.

20/10/1885 Launceston - idle and disorderly. 4mths hard labour. Under name Elizabeth Jones.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 14th September, 2014 made the following changes:

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

Carol Axton-Thompson on 14th September, 2014 made the following changes:

alias1: Connon, date of birth: 1833 (prev. 0000), occupation

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