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Elizabeth Hughes

Elizabeth Hughes, one of 99 convicts transported on the Competitor, 09 June 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Elizabeth Hughes
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1799
Occupation: All country work
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Competitor
Departure date: 9th June, 1828
Arrival date: 10th October, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 98 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 413 (208)
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

Tony Beale on 29th October, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 Bound Indentures 1827-1828 From Waterford reads and writes protestant married with 1 child 4’ 9 1/4” dark freckled brown hair hazel eyes. Assigned to Margaret Robinson.

The Sydney Herald (NSW : 1831 - 1842) View title info Mon 27 Oct 1834
Page 4
Colonial Secretary’s Office, Sydney, 21st Oct 1834. CERTIFICATES OF FREEDOM. Elizabeth Hughes Competitor (2)

New South Wales, Australia, Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930 for Elizabeth Hughes
19/11/1838 theft and drunkeness 6 months 3rd class factory
16/3/1831 assigned to George Wyndham Esq Hunter Rivers
10/4/1832 returned to Government at Parramatta by George Wyndham and he will pay her passage
27/11/1832 28 days solitary confinement at Maitland gaol then assigned to P S W Larnock Patricks Plains

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 29th October, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1799 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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