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Eli Hornby, one of 224 convicts transported on the Gilmore, 31 October 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||18th July, 1864
life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 209 (107). Linc, Conduct Record (CON31/1/20) and Description List (CON18/1/8)
||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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Iris Dunne on 24th March, 2018 wrote:
Convicted: 10 Jan 1831
Conduct Record: “Transported for stealing silk handkerchiefs, Gaol report - Character Bad. Convicted in Jan 1829 twice in person for attempts to commit felony - Hulk report Indifferent. Single…...” Died Port Arthur 18 July 1864.
Description List: Trade Labourer, Age 19, DOB: about 1812
Australia, death Index: Registration Year:1864, Registration No.538, DOD: 18 Jul 1864, Birth Year: Abt. 1809
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Convict Changes History
Danielle Mitchell on 24th March, 2018 made the following changes:
date of death: 18th July, 1864 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime
Iris Dunne on 24th March, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 209 (107). Linc, Conduct Record (CON31/1/20) and Description List (CON18/1/8) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Pie