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Elizabeth Cole

Elizabeth Cole, one of 262 convicts transported on the Lady Penrhyn, Scarborough and Alexander, January 1787

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Elizabeth Cole
Aliases: Marshall
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1767
Occupation: Milliner
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: Stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lady Penrhyn, Scarborough and Alexander
Departure date: January, 1787
Arrival date: 22nd January, 1788
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 293 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 10
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

Anne Shearman on 4th May, 2017 wrote:

Convicted on 26 April 1786.
Arrived 26 Jan 1788

D Wong on 4th May, 2017 wrote:

26/4/1786: Elizabeth Cole was tried at the Old Bailey for ‘Stealing stockings from a shop’.

Elizabeth was born C 1767 and was baptised at St Lawrence’s London on 9/5/1767.  Her father was James Cole and mother was Mary White.

13/2/1788: Married Joseph Marshall (Scarborough) at St Phillips, Sydney. 

June 1788: Sought permission to live away from her husband as he had continually mistreated her.

2/10/1788: Sent to Norfolk Island per ‘Golden Grove’ as Elizabeth Marshall.
(Note: There was another Elizabeth Cole on Norfolk Island - she arrived per ‘Charlotte’ and went to VDL C1808).

March 1793: Elizabeth returned to Port Jackson on board ‘Kitty’.

Nov. 1793: Left the colony on board the ‘Britannia’ bound for India.

Convict Changes History

Iris Dunne on 4th May, 2017 made the following changes:

gender: f

D Wong on 4th May, 2017 made the following changes:

alias1: Marshall, date of birth: 1767 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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