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Eliza Chandler, one of 190 convicts transported on the America, 30 December 1830
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 549 (277). Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
||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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Nell Murphy on 14th September, 2018 wrote:
Eliza CHARRINGTON, also known as Eliza CHANDLER was convicted at Southwark, Surrey, England on 25 Oct 1830 for receiving a stolen watch. Gaol Report: “not known as Newgate Prison before. Had been tried for a similar offence before but acquitted.” 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania), Australia per the ship ‘America’ arriving 9 May 1831.
Stated her proper name was “Charrington”.
Aged 25 yrs; house/nurse maid; 5’2 34/” height; dark complexion; brown hair; dk grey eyes.
Native place of birth: Kent, England
(ref for above: Convict Description record)
Clear conduct record, no remarks. Assigned to work services.
31 July 1832: Application for permission to marry - Eliza CHANDLER (per ‘America’) to Edward HAYNES (per ‘Caledonia’). Approved. (ref. 45/1/1)
24 Sept 1832: Marriage - Eliza CHANDLER, spinster to Edward HAYNES, bachelor at New Norfolk, VDL. (ref. 36/1/2 no. 1991)
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 14th September, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 549 (277). Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Numbe