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Elizabeth Foster, one of 140 convicts transported on the Numa, 03 December 1833
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 250
||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 13th August, 2018 wrote:
ELIZABETH FOSTER, MARY HOLLAND.
4th July 1833
Verdict Guilty; Guilty
ELIZABETH FOSTER and MARY HOLLAND were indicted for stealing, on the 20th of May, 1 purse, value 1d.; 4 sovereigns; 1 half-sovereign; 2 half-crowns; 5 shillings; 6 sixpences, and 1 piece of foreign coin, value 5d., of Lorenzo Ronchetti, from his person.
Foster’s Defence. I was going down Stonecutter-street, to go home, and the prosecutor caught me and said, I had robbed him - I had not seen my fellow-prisoner all the night, nor the day before - she can say the same.
Holland’s Defence. I never saw this young woman, nor the prosecutor, till I got to the watch-house.
FOSTER - GUILTY. Aged 20.
HOLLAND - GUILTY. Aged 28.
Transported for Seven Years.
Mary Holland was also on board - she died 7/6/1834.
16/12/1834: Newcastle - Servant from London. Admitted to Newcastle gaol from Maitland under sentence of 14 days in the cells. Returned to lher mistress 6 February.
16/5/1835: Newcastle gaol - Admitted to Newcastle gaol 16th May under sentence of 21 days solitary confinement and then returned to her mistress. Returned to her mistress 8th June.
27/6/1835: Newcastle gaol - Admitted to Newcastle gaol from Maitland under sentence of 4 months in the gaol. Assigned to Mrs. Moore at Newcastle 24 November.
4/3/1836: Newcastle - Assigned to Mrs. Moore. to be returned to govt. Mrs. Moore being considered an unfit person to have an assigned servant.
23/4/1836: Application to marry Thomas Clifton. Allowed. She is 22.
No record of marriage on NSW BDM.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 13th August, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1813 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime