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Ellen Hargreaves

Ellen Hargreaves, one of 127 convicts transported on the Mary, 03 June 1823

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ellen Hargreaves
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1791
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Lancaster Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mary
Departure date: 3rd June, 1823
Arrival date: 5th October, 1823
Place of arrival New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 126 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 62
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

Maureen Withey on 28th August, 2020 wrote:

Convict Ship Mary 1823,  Medical Journal. https://www.femaleconvicts.org.au/docs/ships/SurgeonsJournal_MaryIII_1823.pdf

Ellen Hargarave, age 32, became ill at sea on June 20 1823.

“Has been very Sea Sick the last week, a few days ago her menses appeared and have been to excess since yesterday morning, the Sickness at Stomach continues and she throws up a great quantity of vitiated bile, of a very dark colour, the alvine evacuations are of the same appearance and she seems much debilitated. T: white, p: rather quicker than natural, much thirst, no appetite. S: above the natural temperature. She took two or three doses of Tinct. Ferri Mur. and Laudanum yesterday which abated the flood of the Catamenia and little comes away today unless when she vomits, which is however frequent. She also complains very much of pain in her Stomach and Bowels, she has frequent calls to stool, but they are scanty. “
The report of her illness and treatment is very detailed, until the end of the journey:

“2 PM, Sent to Hospital at Sydney, New South Wales, October 20th 1823.”

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 28th August, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: f

Penny-Lyn Beale on 7th January, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1791 (prev. 0000)

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