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Elizabeth Davis, one of 185 convicts transported on the Westmoreland, 09 August 1836
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||11th October, 1839
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 356. Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
||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 12th October, 2016 wrote:
Elizabeth DAVIS was convicted at Warwick on 23 March 1836 for stealing money - robbing her Mistress of 25/-. 7yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Westmoreland’ arriving 3 Dec 1836. Ship Surgeon’s Report: “well behaved”.
Widow, 1 child.
12 July 1837: assigned to Mr. King: Absent without leave. Sent to Female Factory - wash tubs, for 14 days.
8 July 1839: assigned to Mr. Miller - drunk. Reprimanded.
11 Oct 1839: Died, at H.M. Colonial Hospital, Hobart.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 12th October, 2016 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 356. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 356), date