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Esther Harrison

Esther Harrison, one of 90 convicts transported on the Louisa, 21 August 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Esther Harrison
Aliases: Graun
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Shop lifting
Convicted at: Lincoln City Quarter Session and Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Louisa
Departure date: 21st August, 1827
Arrival date: 3rd December, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 89 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 278
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

Anonymous on 28th August, 2012 wrote:

Death Certificate No: V18500370 36A. Died as Ellen Fearns at Parramatta, NSW. Buried at St John’s, Parramatta. NSW. No Headstone. Esther was born in York, Yorkshire. England and was convicted at the Lincoln City Quarter and Gaol Delivery for shoplifting. She had 20 former convictions and was sentenced to 7 years. She was described as "5’5 1/2" tall, raised sandy to red hair, fair complexion, hazel eyes and a mole on her left cheek. A Needlewoman by trade. No education. Protestant". Esther gave birth to a son Alexander, fathered by convict Alexander Williamson on 26 June 1830, while she was living at the Parramatta Women’s Factory, Parramatta. NSW. The child was raised by Alexander Williamson. She received her Certificate of Freedon (CF No: 35/1150) on 14 Oct 1835. Esther married convict Daniel Fearns on 27 March 1837 at the Parish of St Lawrence in Sydney. Daniel died 3 years later at Newcastle Hospital, NSW on 15 Feb 1840.

Christine Chaplin on 2nd January, 2013 wrote:

Esther had already had 20 former convictions.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 28th August, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 1850-00-00, gender f

Christine Chaplin on 2nd January, 2013 made the following changes:

alias1, date of death 0000

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