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Betsy Inchbold

Betsy Inchbold, one of 130 convicts transported on the William Bryan, 13 June 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Betsy Inchbold
Aliases: Elizabeth Inchbald
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Plain cook, house servant
Date of Death: 29th April, 1854
Age: 43 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: York City Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: William Bryan
Departure date: 13th June, 1833
Arrival date: 23rd October, 1833
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 130 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 145 (74)
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

D Wong on 6th March, 2014 wrote:

Betsy Inchbold was transported for “Stealing a shawl”.  She was 20 years old on arrival in VDL and her native place was Horton near Malton, Yorkshire.

1839: Married John Carter (Lady Kennaway 1834) in Hobart.  They had 5 or 6 children.

29/4/1854: Elizabeth, at her residence, The Cart and Plough Inn, Wellington Street, Launceston, wife of John Carter died aged 42 of water on the brain.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 6th March, 2014 made the following changes:

alias1: Elizabeth Inchbald, date of birth: 1811 (prev. 0000), date of death: 29th April, 1854 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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