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Frances Davis

Frances Davis, one of 132 convicts transported on the Arab, 14 December 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Frances Davis
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: July, 1838
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: Shop lifting
Convicted at: Dorset Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Arab
Departure date: 14th December, 1835
Arrival date: 25th April, 1836
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 131 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 214. 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:

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

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