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Esther Crutchley, one of 204 convicts transported on the Woodbridge, 20 August 1843
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||1st September, 1819
|Date of Death:
||14th September, 1886
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 383 (193)
||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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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.
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)