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John Elliott

John Elliott, one of 220 convicts transported on the Batavia, October 1817

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Elliott
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Batavia
Departure date: October, 1817
Arrival date: 5th April, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 219 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 388
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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Maureen Withey on 25th February, 2021 wrote:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (http://www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 25 February 2021), September 1816, trial of JOHN ELLIOTT (t18160918-238).
JOHN ELLIOTT, Theft > housebreaking, 18th September 1816.

1058. JOHN ELLIOTT was indicted for feloniously breaking and entering the dwelling-house of John O’Donnell , at about the hour of four in the afternoon of the 12th of September , and stealing, therein, three waistcoats, value 10s. a shirt, value 10s. a shawl, value 7s. and a knife, value 1s. the property of the said John O’Donnell .

JOHN O’DONNELL . I was sitting in my room with my wife and nephew, and this man went up stairs and broke open the door and took the things in the indictment out of the drawers. I had discharged this man, and whilst we were sitting he went up stairs, and did th1s. My wife saw him going out with a bundle under his arm, and suspected something.

SARAH O’DONNELL . My husband dismissed this man, and I saw him go by the room door with a bundle under his arm. I told my nephew that hehad got more than belonged to him; he had no property in our place before; my nephew went after him.

MARTIN O’NEILL. I went after the prisoner. and I brought him back with this property.

GUILTY , aged 50.

Of Larceny only.

Transported for Seven Years .

Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Recorder.

Maureen Withey on 25th February, 2021 wrote:

1828 Census Index. At Parramatta.
William Elliott, age 60, F.S. Batavia, 1817, 7 years. Lodge Keeper Gd. at Parramatta, Protestant.
William signed census form with his mark X.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 25th February, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

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