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Margaret Corbet

Margaret Corbet, one of 89 convicts transported on the Earl of Liverpool, December 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Margaret Corbet
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
Occupation: House servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: America
Departure date: 30th December, 1830
Arrival date: 9th May, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 181 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 538. Tasmanian Archives.
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

Nell Murphy on 25th May, 2016 wrote:

Margaret Corbett was convicted at CCC, London on 9 Dec 1830 for stealing books. 14yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ship ‘America’ (not the Earl of Liverpool to NSW) arriving 1831.

Single; aged 17yrs; Roman Catholic; house servant.
Native place - Marylbone, London.

Assignments of service work in Colony.
Several notes of misconduct on her record.
House of Correction, George Town, Tas.

Conditional Pardon 7 Sept 1840.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 25th May, 2016 made the following changes:

voyage, source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 538. Tasmanian Archives. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 538), date of

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