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Eliza Herring, one of 144 convicts transported on the George Hibbert, 22 July 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Devon Quarter Session
22nd July, 1834
1st December, 1834
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 144 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 401 (202). Australian Printed Indentures; Certificate of Freedom and Marriage registration.
||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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Wendy Smith on 23rd October, 2019 wrote:
The Convict Indentures state that Eliza Herring was aged 34 years old; she was married (presumably to Mr Reynolds) and had no children. Religion: Roman Catholic; education: Reads only and a native County Mayo. Occupation: Plain cook and laundress. She was convicted of Pledging on 8 April 1834 in Devon Quarter Sessions and sentenced to 7 years. She had no prior convictions. Physical attributes Height 5 feet 1 inch; complexion pale and much freckled (on her certificate of freedom this was ruddy); Hair Brown and Eyes Hazel. Prisoner number 34-325 and transport number 12.
Eliza gained her Certificate of Freedom on 19 March 1842. Prisoner number 42/435.
Rev Edward Smith submitted an application to marry Mr James Green (Minerva (4). Stated ages were Eliza 44 and James 45 although this may not be correct. She was free and he was a ticket of leave man. Application to marry was granted 3 January 1846 and they married 31 January 1846 at Christ Church, Church of England in Queanbeyan. Eliza’s surname in the register is Reynolds.
Convict Changes History
Wendy Smith on 23rd October, 2019 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 401 (202). Australian Printed Indentures; Certificate of Freedom and Marriage registration. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90