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Eliza Gee

Eliza Gee, one of 170 convicts transported on the Emma Eugenia, 22 January 1846

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Eliza Gee
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1820
Occupation: Farm servant
Date of Death: 10th June, 1875
Age: 55 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 10 years

Crime: Cow stealing
Convicted at: Leicester Special Assizes
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Emma Eugenia
Departure date: 22nd January, 1846
Arrival date: 5th June, 1846
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 169 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 19 (11)
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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Community Contributions

Laraine Gee-Pickett on 1st January, 2017 wrote:

Married Charles Tapnor 13th September 1847 they had 5 children Ellen (1850)William(1850) Eliza Jane (1851) Thomas(1854) Mary Ann(1855)
Eliza and Charles established the early oyster cultivation in Spring Bay
They are buried at Triabunna cemetery Tasmania

D Wong on 1st January, 2017 wrote:

Eliza Gee was 25 years old on arrival and was transported for ‘stealing 9 cows from John King’.

Eliza was 5’0 1/4” tall, illiterate, sallow complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes, unmarried with 2 children. scar on left arm.

13/9/1847: Married Charles Tapner (William Metcalf 1834) at Spring Bay.

23/7/1850: TOL
28/9/1852: TOL Revoked
15/2/1853: TOL Restored
15/12/1854: COF, Spring Bay.

Convict Changes History

Laraine Gee-Pickett on 1st January, 2017 made the following changes:

date of death: 10th June, 1875 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

D Wong on 1st January, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1820 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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