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Frances Davis, one of 132 convicts transported on the Arab, 14 December 1835
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 214. 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:
Frances DAVIS was convicted at Dorset on 20 Oct 1835 for shop lifting. 7yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Arab’ ship arriving 25 April 1836. Ship Surgeon’s Report: “good”.
Married woman, husband William a carpenter at native place near Dorchester. 2 children.
18 July 1837: Allenby - disobey orders. Returned to Female Factory.
1 Aug 1837: Muster - at Oatlands, Tasmania.
31 July 1838: Report of death, at H.M. Colonial Hospital.
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 214. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 214), date