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Eleanor Delany

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Eleanor Delany
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: House servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: House robbery
Convicted at: Ireland, King's County
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Diamond
Departure date: 29th November, 1837
Arrival date: 29th March, 1838
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 157 other convicts


Primary source: Australia Convict Printed Indentures.
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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 22nd June, 2020 wrote:

The Convict Indentures state that Eleanor Delany was 30 years old.  She could read; religion Roman Catholic; status married with 3 sons and 2 daughters and a native of County Limerick.  She was a house servant.  Eleanor was convicted of house robbery at King’s County on 9 March 1837 and sentenced to 7 years.  She had no prior convictions.  Physical attributes: Height 5 feet 0 inches; complexion ruddy freckled and a little pock pitted; hair brown and eyes grey.  Transport number 134.  Prisoner number 133-38.
Comment on indenture entry states that ‘husband Thomas Delany, a prisoner, per Calcutta in 1837

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 22nd June, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Printed Indentures. (prev. ), firstname: Eleanor, surname: Delany, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1807, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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