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Ellen Costello

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ellen Costello
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1815
Occupation: House servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing a watch
Convicted at: Ireland, Kerry Assizes, Tralee
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Isabella
Departure date: 8th March, 1840
Arrival date: 24th July, 1840
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 118 other convicts


Primary source: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
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Community Contributions

Tony Beale on 21st December, 2020 wrote:

From Co Kerry Ireland. Single catholic who could not read or write. 5’ 2 1/4” Pale complexion dark brown hair and dark hazel eyes. C 47/506

Tony Beale on 21st December, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Registers of Convicts’ Applications to Marry, 1826-1851
Granted 2/10/1843 Ellen Costello 28 per ship 7yrs Isabelle to marry Thomas Neville 24 emmigrant N J Caffrey Rec Parramatta

New South Wales, Australia, Tickets of Leave, 1810-1869 for Ellen Costello. no 44/329 13/1/1844. Allowed to stay in the Windsor district. Was altered to Sydney so long as she stayed in the service of Mrs Benjamin George. 25/3/1844. Altered to Parramatta 15/6/1844

New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 12/6/1847 cert no 47/506. States on 23/3/1853 cleared out on the “Lavinia” to California

Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875)  Fri 2 Apr 1852 Page 2 DEPARTURES.
April 1.-Lavinia, barque, 233 tons, Captain
McPhee, for Tahiti and San Francisco. Passengers—Messrs. F. and H. Newman; E. Drum,
wife and two children, Harriett Clarke and five
children, Thomas Neville and wife, Ann Neville,

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 21st December, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 (prev. ), firstname: Ellen, surname: Costello, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1815, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, cri

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