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Elizabeth Davis

Elizabeth Davis, one of 185 convicts transported on the Westmoreland, 09 August 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Elizabeth Davis
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 11th October, 1839
Age: -

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: Stealing
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Westmoreland
Departure date: 9th August, 1836
Arrival date: 3rd December, 1836
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 184 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 356. Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
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

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

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