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Louisa Connell

Louisa Connell, one of 184 convicts transported on the Gilbert Henderson, 10 December 1839

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Louisa Connell
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1818
Occupation: House servant
Date of Death: 1845
Age: 27 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Gilbert Henderson
Departure date: 10th December, 1839
Arrival date: 24th April, 1840
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 183 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 139 (71)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 28th March, 2022 wrote:

1839 - Trial. 8 April 1839. Transported for Larceny. [Stealing an umbrella]
Previous Conviction; Stealing shoes - 6 months
Status; Single
Trade; House Servant. Height; 4 ft 10 1/2 in.
Age; 21 years

1841 - Convict Muster. No; 388. Appropriated; W Swan. Hobart. Noted against name; Died - 7 June 1845

1843 - Ticket of Leave; 29 September 1843.

1843 - 14 December. Ticket of Leave- Cancelled in consequence of being pregnant

1843 - Birth of Child.
Name; James Cobinell ** Mother; Louisa Cobinell **
Born; 20 December 1843. Baptized; 31 Dec 1843.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 28th March, 2022 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1818 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1845 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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