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Esther Crutchley

Esther Crutchley, one of 204 convicts transported on the Woodbridge, 20 August 1843

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Esther Crutchley
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1st September, 1819
Occupation: Nurse girl/servant
Date of Death: 14th September, 1886
Age: 67 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Simple larceny
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Woodbridge
Departure date: 20th August, 1843
Arrival date: 25th December, 1843
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 203 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 383 (193)
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

Ron Bessell on 1st October, 2012 wrote:

Esther married Isaac Tinker in VAn Diemans Land in 1845. She received her ticket of leave 31 August 1847. She than went on to marry 3 others, including William Wells and Jonas Sutcliffe.

D Wong on 1st October, 2012 wrote:

Esther Eliza Crutchley was 24 years old on arrival in VDL.  Transported for stealing 6 pairs of stockings, value £2.9.0., the property of Richard Howell.

Surgeon’s Report: Very good Assistant Matron of Hospital.

Esther was 4’11 1/4” tall, single, hazel eyes, brown hair, could read and write, C of E, Mole on right cheek, scar over left eye.  Her occupations were Nurse Girl, Lady’s Maid, and Needle woman.

Jan. 1846: Married Isaac Tinker(free) per Moffatt 1834 in Hobart.  They had 3 children.

31/8/1847: TOL
31/3/1851:COF

Tanya Mackay on 15th March, 2019 wrote:

Esther’s parents were Henry Crutchley and Hester Elizabeth (Eliza) Smith. Her parents seperated, and her father remarried and had 5 kids to his second wife.
Esther was only married twice. First husband was Isaac Tinker/Sinclair (Martha’s father), then her second husband was Jonas Sutcliffe. Both husbands were convicts.

Convict Changes History

Ron Bessell on 1st October, 2012 made the following changes:

firstname Esther Eliza (prev. Esther), date of birth 1819, gender, crime

D Wong on 1st October, 2012 made the following changes:

firstname Esther (prev. Esther Eliza), occupation, crime

Tanya Mackay on 15th March, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1st September, 1819 (prev. 1819), date of death: 14th September, 1886 (prev. 0000)

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