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Elizabeth Higginbotham

Elizabeth Higginbotham, one of 101 convicts transported on the Lucy Davidson, 10 July 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Elizabeth Higginbotham
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Servant of all work
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 Life

Crime: Coining
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Lucy Davidson
Departure date: 10th July, 1829
Arrival date: 29th November, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 100 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 110
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 20th January, 2022 wrote:

1829 - New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Ship; Lucy Davidson - 1829
Indent No; 39
Name;  Elizabeth Higginbotham
Age; 20 years. Reads, Married - 1 Child
Native Place; Birmingham
Trade or calling; All work
Offence; Base Coin
Trial; Warwick - 4 April 1829 - Life. 2 previous convictions
Height; 5 ft. 2 1/2 in.
Eyes; Hazel. Hair; Brown. Completion; Ruddy
Remarks; Assigned; Wm. Jackson, Liverpool Road.

1830 - New South Wales, Australia, Convict Applications for the Publication of Banns
Elizabeth Higginbotham. Age; 21 years. Widow. Lucy Davidson - 1829. Bond. Wm. Jackson who has consented
Charles Boyle. Age; 32 years. Bachelor. Isabella 1 - 1818 - 7 years. Free By servitude. Sawyer
Application Place: Saint James Church Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Noted underneath Elizabeth’s name; ” On arrival reported herself as married”

1830 - Applied again on the 2 Aug 1830. and was Refused

1830 - BROTHER; William Wall. Arrived in the Colony per Ship; Lord Melville - 22 October 1830.
Refer Indent No; 40.
Noted in his remarks column; SISTER; here as Elizabeth Higginbotham per Lucy Davidson

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 20th January, 2022 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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