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Rebecca Cull

Rebecca Cull, one of 89 convicts transported on the Earl of Liverpool, December 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Rebecca Cull
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1817
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: America
Departure date: 30th December, 1830
Arrival date: 9th May, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 181 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 537 (271). Tasmanian Archives.
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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Nell Murphy on 25th May, 2016 wrote:

Rebecca Cull was convicted at CCC, London on 28 Oct 1830 for stealing a shirt. 14 yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ship ‘America’ (not the Earl of Liverpool to NSW) arriving May 1831.

Single woman; aged 19yrs.

Assignment of service in Colony.

Maureen Withey on 18th April, 2020 wrote:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (http://www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 18 April 2020), October 1830, trial of REBECCA CULL (t18301028-135).

REBECCA CULL, Theft > simple larceny, 28th October 1830.
1975. REBECCA CULL was indicted for stealing, on the 11th of October , 1 jacket, value 3s., and 1 handkerchief, value 2s. , the goods of Job Walden .
JOB WALDEN. I am a tailor , and live in Berwick-street, Somer’s-town . The prisoner is my daughter-in-law, and lodged in the same house with me - she has been in three or four places, but nobody would keep her; on the 11th of October I lost from the room I and my wife sleep in, a jacket of my son’s, and a handkerchief of mine; the prisoner returned the same evening, and my wife accused her of it - she denied it, but my wife found the duplicate in the prisoner’s box.
WILLIAM JOHN LONGER . I am a pawnbroker. I have a jacket and half handkerchief, pawned by the prisoner, on Monday, the 11th of October, in the name of Ann Clark .(Property produced and sworn to.)
Prisoner’s Defence. The handkerchief is my own.
GUILTY . Aged 18.
Transported for Seven Years .

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (http://www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 18 April 2020), October 1830, trial of REBECCA CULL (t18301028-136).

REBECCA CULL, Theft > simple larceny, 28th October 1830.
1976. REBECCA CULL was again indicted for stealing, on the 9th of October , 1 shirt, value 5s. , the goods of William Chapman .
ANN CHAMPMAN . I am the wife of William Chapman . I lost this shirt from my laundry on the 9th of October - I sent the prisoner (whom I had employed, on account of her mother) home with some linen; when she came back she came to me for the money for carrying it, and asked whose basket of linen that was which stood there - I told her, and she said she would take it; I said No, I will take it on Monday - I took it on the Monday, and missed one shirt.
MICHAEL ASHBOURNE . I am a pawnbroker. I have a shirt, pawned by the prisoner, on the 9th of October, in the name of Ann Clark.
Prisoner’s Defence. I know nothing of the charge - I never pawned it.
GUILTY . Aged 18.
Transported for Seven Years, to commence from the expiration of her former Sentence .

Maureen Withey on 19th April, 2020 wrote:

Tasmanian Conduct Record: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON40-1-1$init=CON40-1-1p316
134. Rebecca Cull.

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Appropriation Record. https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON27-1-1$init=CON27-1-1p4
164. Rebecca Cull. 19, Nurse, assigned to Mr Laniller.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 25th May, 2016 made the following changes:

voyage, source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 537 (271). Tasmanian Archives. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 537 (271)

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