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Elizabeth Duncan, one of 121 convicts transported on the Morley, 17 May 1820
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||26th February, 1845
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 326
||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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D Wong on 6th December, 2015 wrote:
Elizabeth Duncan was transported for ‘possessing forged notes.
DUNCAN, Elizabeth. Per “Morley”, 1820
1822 May 6,7: Re permission to marry at Sydney (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.250)
1823 Sep 17: On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.31)
1822: Married Isaac Crane (Surrey 1814) – they had at least 2 children, William A.
Born 1825 and Ann born 1823.
1839: Married Michael Cohen (John 1829) – no children found. Isaac Crane was still alive and in February 1845 Elizabeth was charged with ‘Bigamy’. She was discharged by the Magistrates for lack of evidence.
Elizabeth died 26/12/1845.
Michael then married Priscilla Salmon in 1847.
27/2/1845 Sydney Morning Herald:
DIED. On the 26th instant, at her residence, Pitt-street South, Mrs. Elizabeth Cohen, in her 41st year.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 6th December, 2015 made the following changes:
alias1: Crane, alias2: Cohen, date of birth: 1804 (prev. 0000), date of death: 26th February, 1845 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime