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Elisha Hale, one of 270 convicts transported on the William Jardine, 10 August 1844
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||20th November, 1865
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 143 (73). Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
||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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Nell Murphy on 27th November, 2016 wrote:
Elisha HALE was convicted at Gloucester 2 July 1844 for stealing sheep. Previous conviction. 10 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the “William Jardine” Nov 1844.
Aged 36yrs; labourer; 5’10 1/2”; Protestant; can read & write a little; married man, wife Sarah & 3 children.
Native Place - near Mitcheldean
Brother: Eli, Matthew, Daniel, George,
Assigned to work service in the Colony.
18mths Probation Period. Rocky Hill Gang.
20 Nov 1849: Ticket of Leave granted.
28 Apr 1852: Conditional Pardon approved.
10 July 1854: Certificate of Freedom.
1856: Marriage to Mary Ann CASSIDY (transported per ‘Blackfriar’ 1851). Permission given by Govt. See link to Mary Ann for further details and details of children of marriage.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 27th November, 2016 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 143 (73). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 143 (