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Harriet Gilbert

Harriet Gilbert, one of 99 convicts transported on the Competitor, 09 June 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Harriet Gilbert
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Nurse girl/servant
Date of Death: 28th May, 1844
Age: 36 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Robbing a person
Convicted at: Leicester Borough Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Competitor
Departure date: 9th June, 1828
Arrival date: 10th October, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 98 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 413 (208)
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

Tony Beale on 28th October, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 Bound Indentures 1827-1828. Single protestant who could read and write 4’ 10” ruddy fresh complexion dark brown hair and eyes Assigned to William Barton cert no 37/170. Note on indent stating she died 28/5/1844 in Parramatta Hospital

Harriet Gilbert in the New South Wales, Australia, Convict Applications for the Publication of Banns, 1829
Name: Harriet Gilbert
Gender: Female
Birth Year: abt 1809
Age: 20
Spouse Name: Samuel Collins
Spouse Gender: Male
Spouse Birth Year: 1808
Spouse Age: 21
Spouse Vessel: Competitor
Marriage Year: Abt 1829
Application Date: 28 May 1829
Application Place: Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
She was still employed by William Barton and her character was described as good. He was a native of the colony and employed by the Australian Agricultural Company

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 28th October, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), date of death: 28th May, 1844 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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