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Caroline Catharine Elgee

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Caroline Catharine Elgee
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1827
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: -
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: Arson
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
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 5th July, 2016 wrote:

Caroline Catharine ELGEE was convicted at Kings Co. Ireland for setting fire to a house. Previous conviction for housebreaking. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Blackfriar’ arriving 29 May 1851.

Aged 24yrs; single; housemaid; 4’9”; Roman Catholic.
Native place - Dublin

Assignments of service work - New Town Farm, Broadmarsh, Kangaroo Point.

Application for Permission to marry: 13 Sept 1853 to William Britton. Approved.
Married William Britton 31 Oct 1853

Ticket of Leave granted 18 April 1854

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 5th July, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. ), firstname: Caroline Catharine, surname: Elgee, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1827, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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