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Ellen Howard

Ellen Howard, one of 190 convicts transported on the America, 30 December 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ellen Howard
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Chester Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: America
Departure date: 30th December, 1830
Arrival date: 9th May, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 181 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 545 (275)
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

Maureen Withey on 17th April, 2020 wrote:

https://www.femaleconvicts.org.au/docs/ships/SurgeonsJournal_America1831.pdf
Ellen Howard said to be 42 but is much older taken ill Feby 24th. Limosis Cardialgia.  She complained of violent pain in the crown of the head; vomiting of bilious matter, and griping pain in thebowels – She was thirsty with a furred tongue. She took 4 grains of submuriate of mercury with 20 grains of cathartic extract. … Her symptoms and treatment are fully described. …
March 6th The medicine has been continued, and she has gradually gained strength.

Maureen Withey on 20th April, 2020 wrote:

Hobart Town Courier, 7 July 1837,
The period for which the undermentioned persons were transported, expiring at the date placed after their respective names, certificates of their freedom may be obtained then, or at any subsequent period, upon application at the Muster Master’s Office, Hobart town, or at that of a Police Magistrate in the interior :
Ellen Howard, 12th July 1837, America;

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 20th April, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: f

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