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Judith Counter

Judith Counter, one of 80 convicts transported on the Harmony, 12 May 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Judith Counter
Aliases: Contar
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing money
Convicted at: Wilts (City of New Sarum) Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Harmony
Departure date: 12th May, 1827
Arrival date: 27th September, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 79 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 179 (91)
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

Maureen Withey on 23rd July, 2019 wrote:

At Salisbury City Session, which commenced on Thursday, Judith Counter, for stealing 5 sovereigns and other money, from the person of Elijah Dowding.
Devizes Gazette, 11 Jan 1827.

1828 census at the Government Factory, Parramatta,
Judith Contar, age 37, Harmony 1827, 7yrs, p.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 23rd July, 2019 made the following changes:

alias1: Contar, gender: f, crime

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