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Esther Elias

Esther Elias, one of 101 convicts transported on the Burrell, 31 December 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Esther Elias
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Servant of all work
Date of Death: 6th July, 1881
Age: 73 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing money
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Burrell
Departure date: 31st December, 1831
Arrival date: 20th May, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 100 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 248
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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Dianne Jones on 8th August, 2020 wrote:

DIED: 6 July 1881.

The above is contained in a report of convict deaths in New South Wales, dated 17 January 1882, and signed by the Inspector General of Police (see New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records, 1810-1891; Convicts Deaths, Annual Returns of Convicts Who Died, 1867-1891).

Note: There is no information about location of death, cause of death or where he was buried.

Dianne Jones on 14th August, 2020 wrote:

1868, 19 October: Esther ELIAS per Burrell 1832, stealing, life, is on a list of so-called “British Lunatics” in the “Parramatta Lunatic Asylum” (see New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records, 1810-1891).

Penny-Lyn Beale on 9th February, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. 1832
Indent No; 58. Name; Ester Elias
Age; 24
Protestant, Married, Native Place; London
Trade or calling; Laundress, all work
Trial where & Date; Middlesex - 20 October 1831 - Stealing money
Sentence; Life.
Height; 4 ft. 11 1/4 in
Eyes; Blue to Grey
Hair; Brown
Completion: Ruddy

Penny-Lyn Beale on 9th February, 2021 wrote:

UK, Royal Navy Medical Journals,
Name;Ester Elias. Case No; 15.
Age; 23 [1809]
Disease;
Surgeon’s Notes; In consequence of a blow received a few days since, has become considerable swollen and inflamed….
Date; 11 March 1832
Discharged; Cured; 20 March 1832

1841 - 23 Feb. Newcastle Goal - Discharges. No; 226

List of Bond Female Patients remaining in the Lunatic Asylum at Tarban Creek on the 3 April 1846.
No; 15
Name; Es’t Elias [Ester Elias]
Age; 28
Ship; Burrell
Date Admitted; 18 May 1841
Whence Admitted; Newcastle Hospital
Sentence; Life. Bond.

Convict Changes History

Dianne Jones on 8th August, 2020 made the following changes:

date of death: 6th July, 1881 (prev. 0000), gender: f

Penny-Lyn Beale on 9th February, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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