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Elizabeth Cleveland, one of 180 convicts transported on the Rajah, 01 April 1841
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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|Date of Death:
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 15 years
||Central Criminal Court
1st April, 1841
19th July, 1841
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 179 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 273 (138). Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON40-1-2,266,199,L,80.
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 6th January, 2014 wrote:
Elizabeth Cleaveland was convicted at CCC, London on 17/08/1840 for assault - throwing burning liquor over a person - George Day who had struck me first. 15yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Rajah’, arriving 24/07/1841.
Widow, 1 child.
Ticket of Leave 27/05/1845
Conditional Pardon 30/01/1849
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 6th January, 2014 made the following changes:
source, alias1, gender, crime