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Margaret Corbet, one of 89 convicts transported on the Earl of Liverpool, 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 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 538. Tasmanian Archives.
||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 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