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Elizabeth Davis, one of 61 convicts transported on the Janus, 23 October 1819
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 242. Tasmanian Archives. Old Bailey online.
||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 23rd January, 2018 wrote:
Elizabeth (Eliza) DAVIS was charged at Middlesex, London May 1819 for break, enter and steal from a dwelling house, Margaret St. Spitfields. Convicted of stealing only. 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Australia per the ‘Janus’, New South Wales then on to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Princess Charlotte’ 1820.
Aged 19yrs; single woman.
There are no details on her conduct record in VDL.
Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th July, 2021 wrote:
Ship; To NSW per Janus. & Princess Charlotte
Trial; May 1819 - 7 years
1823 - Convict Muster; Wife of Edward Copping **
1822 - Marriages in the District of Hobart, Tasmania. No; 546.
Edward Coppon - Convict - Lady Castlereagh - Age; 22 Years
Elizabeth Davis - Convict - Janus - Age; 24 years
When married; 15 April 1822 - by Banns
Possible death record
Burials in the Parish of St David’s in the County of Buckingham the Year 1825
Name; Elizabeth Cappin ***
When Died; 1825, 20 June
When buried; 1825, 24 June
Age; 25 years
Ship’s Name; Ship Unknown
Quality or profession. Convict -
By Whom Ceremony was preformed; Wm. Bedford
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 23rd January, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 242. Tasmanian Archives. Old Bailey online. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 242
Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th July, 2021 made the following changes:
alias1: Elizabeth Coppon