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Elizabeth Johnson

Elizabeth Johnson, one of 110 convicts transported on the Northampton, December 1814

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Elizabeth Johnson
Aliases: Frances Foley, Frances Elizabeth Johnson
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1796
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 8th July, 1860
Age: 64 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Surrey Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Northampton
Departure date: December, 1814
Arrival date: 18th June, 1815
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 109 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 194
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

Keith South on 1st June, 2014 wrote:

Four children by Samuel Nixon.

Denis Pember on 24th August, 2015 wrote:

Frances ‘married’ John Foley (Convict, Queen, 1791) in 1816.  No issue recorded.
Then in 1824 she formed a de facto relationship with Samuel Nixon (Convict, Shipley 1818) Samuel and Elizabeth had 4 children.

Sainty & Johnson; 1828 Census of New South Wales: [Ref N0371] Nixon - or Johnson, Elizabeth, 32, FS, Northampton, 1815.
Samuel recorded as 28, TL, Shipley, 1818
also tyow children Louisa 5 and Samuel 2 both recorded as born in colony.

Convict Changes History

Keith South on 1st June, 2014 made the following changes:

alias1: Frances Foley, gender: f

Keith South on 31st December, 2014 made the following changes:

date of death: 8th July, 1860 (prev. 0000)

Denis Pember on 24th August, 2015 made the following changes:

alias2: Frances Elizabeth Johnson, date of birth: 1796 (prev. 0000)

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