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Elizabeth Cross

Elizabeth Cross, one of 191 convicts transported on the Garland Grove, 07 September 1842

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Elizabeth Cross
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1822
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1st April, 1896
Age: 74 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Somerset Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Garland Grove
Departure date: 7th September, 1842
Arrival date: 20th January, 1843
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 190 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 205 (104)
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

Alfred Duffin on 8th May, 2018 wrote:

Elizabeth married John Dunn Whitbourn on 1 April 1844. They had at least 11 children, the last of them born when Elizabeth was about 48.

Convict Changes History

Alfred Duffin on 8th May, 2018 made the following changes:

date of death: 1st April, 1896 (prev. 0000), crime

Ann Marie Gould on 11th June, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1822 (prev. 0000), gender: f

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