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Elizabeth Hollingsworth

Elizabeth Hollingsworth, one of 338 convicts transported on the Coromandel and Experiment, November 1803

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Elizabeth Hollingsworth
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1781
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1st February, 1839
Age: 58 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing money
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Coromandel and Experiment
Departure date: November, 1803
Arrival date: 7th May, 1804
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 337 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 352
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

Margaret White on 27th May, 2014 wrote:

Sent to the Femal Factory at Parramatta and from there was assigned to former convict William “Lumpy” Dean. Married William Dean at St Johns Church of England in Parramatta on 25th December, 1806. Had eight children - William, John and thomas and Sarah, Mary, Elizabeth, anne and Martha.
Lived at Eastern Creek on land garnted to William Dean and from which they ran the Bush Inn, later known as the Corporation Inn and the Red Lion. They also ran 100 cattle and other animals.

Denis Pember on 7th February, 2016 wrote:

Found guilty of stealing banknotes from her employer in February 1803. She was sentenced to 7 years transportation and sailed for Port Jackson aboard the ship ‘Experiment’ 1 on 2 January 1804. She worked for her husband William Dean before they married.

William Dean of the parish of St John Parramatta and Elizabeth Hollingsworth of ditto were married in this church by banns this twenty fifth day of December in the year one thousand eight hundred and six by me Henry Fulton.
William signed his name in the register and Elizabeth made her X mark in the presence of Charles Frankland who made his X mark and Charlotte King who signed her name.

Denis Pember on 7th February, 2016 wrote:

William and Elizabeth had 8 children, born between 1805 and 1823.

Sainty & Johnson; 1828 Census of New South Wales:
Page 119…
[Ref D0620] Dean, Elizabeth, 51, FS, Experiment, 1803 7 years.
[Ref D0612] Dean, William, 52, CP, Hillsborough, 1799, Life, Bush Inn, Melville. 220 acres, 100 cleared, 42 cultivated, 8 horses, 100 cattle.
[Ref D0613] Dean, William (jnr), 23, born in colony.
[Ref D0614] Dean, Thomas, 17, born in colony.
[Ref D0615] Dean, Sarah (jnr), 19, born in colony.
[Ref D0616] Dean, Mary, 15, born in colony.
[Ref D0617] Dean, Elizabeth, 13, born in colony.
[Ref D0618] Dean, Ann, 9, born in colony.
[Ref D0619] Dean, Martha, 5, born in colony.

Convict Changes History

Margaret White on 27th May, 2014 made the following changes:

gender: f, crime

Denis Pember on 7th February, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1781 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1st February, 1839 (prev. 0000)

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