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Ellen Hollis

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ellen Hollis
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1820
Occupation: Country servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 10 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Ireland, Tyrone
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Blackfriar
Departure date: 24th January, 1851
Arrival date: 29th May, 1851
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 188 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convict records
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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 26th September, 2017 wrote:

Ellen HOLLIS was convicted at Co. Tyrone, Ireland on 15 April 1850 for stealing hams. Previous conviction for stealing potatoes. 10 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Blackfriar’ arriving 29 May 1851. Ship surgeon’s report: “Very good”.

Aged 31yrs; country servant; fair complexion; lt brown hair; blue eyes; blind in right eye; can read; Protestant.
Single woman - 1 child, Thomas 8 yrs old (who accompanied on board the ship)
Native place: Co. Tyrone, Ireland.
Father: William (family members as recorded on Convict Indent)
Brothers: William, Edward & James
Sisters: Jane & Margaret

Assigned out to work services in the southern part of the Colony of VDL.

21 Jan 1853: Application for permission to Marry - to John STANFOR (free or free by servitude)

7 July 1853: Married John STAINFOR at New Norfolk (ref. 37/1/12 no. 1303).

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 26th September, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 10 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convict records (prev. ), firstname: Ellen, surname: Hollis, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1820, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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