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Elizabeth Goldsmith, one of 151 convicts transported on the Lady Juliana, June 1789
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||5th April, 1823
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 20
||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 15th March, 2015 wrote:
Elizabeth was sentenced at Old Bailey,- ELIZABETH GOLDSMITH was indicted for feloniously assaulting Elizabeth Cockburn, on the king’s highway, on the 1st of June, and putting her in fear and danger of her life, and feloniously taking from her person, and against her will, one check apron, value 1 s. one silk bonnet, value 1 s. and 14 d. in money, her property.
Elizabeth was 23 years old and was sent to Norfolk Island.
Elizabeth had a relationship with William Rayner (Neptune/Scarborough/Surprize 1789) and had 2 children, William 1792 and George 1794.
She then married Robert Jones (Scarborough 1790) who became the Convict Superintendent on Norfolk Island). They had 2 children, Elizabeth (21/2/1798) and Mary (13/9/1799.)
Robert Jones and Elizabeth returned to NSW and in the 1811 Muster and the 1814 muster she is listed as the wife of Robert Jones with one child and in the 1828 Muster she is listed as Elizabeth Jones, age 58, protestant, free by servitude, having arrived on the Lady Juliana sentenced to seven years transportation.
She was a housekeeper to Samuel Harrison of Phillip St, Sydney, and after her husband’s death, she received a gratuity in consideration of Jones’s meritorious service. Their residence was for sale in September, 1818 in Cumberland St,
Elizabeth died 5 April 1823 as “Mrs. Elizabeth Jones, widow of the late Mr. Robert Jones, formerly Assistant to the Superintendant of Police at Port Jackson in Hobart.
Convict Changes History
Allison on 4th October, 2013 made the following changes:
date of death 5th April, 1823, gender, crime
D Wong on 15th March, 2015 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1765 (prev. 0000), occupation