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Eliza Dunne

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Eliza Dunne
Aliases: Dunn
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1832
Occupation: Nurse girl/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: Stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Kings County
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Blackfriar
Departure date: 24th January, 1851
Arrival date: 29th May, 1851
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 188 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts. Conduct record pg 74.
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 20th April, 2014 wrote:

Eliza Dunn was convicted at Kings County for stealing clothes. Previous offences. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Blackfriar’ arriving 29/05/1851.

Aged 18yrs; nurse girl; blue eyes; lt brown hair; fresh complexion; 4’9 1/2”; single; Protestant.
Native Place: Kings County, Ireland.

Assignments in Colony, including New Town, Launceston, Westbury, Antill Ponds, Ross & Campbell Town. Also Female Factory.

20/07/1852: delivered of a female child at the Female House of Correction.  The child died 02/08/1852.

14/12/1854: application to marry Charles Coy (free). Approved. ? if it proceeded - not on BDM.

27/09/1855: application to marry James Maulden.

17/04/1855: Ticket of Leave

25/11/1856: Condtional Pardon

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 20th April, 2014 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts. Conduct record pg 74. (prev. ), firstname: Eliza, surname: Dunne, alias1: Dunn, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1832, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crim

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