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life span was 61 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
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Carol Axton-Thompson on 21st September, 2013 wrote:
Ellen Johnstone was convicted at Armagh 1828 (with husband George Benson)for stealing a watch. 7yr sentence. Transported to NSW, Australia on the ‘Edward’ 1829. Husband George also transported - on the ‘Sophia’ 1829.
Aged 30yrs; servant/housemaid; native place - Monaghan, Ireland.
1834: Newcastle, NSW, gaol 6mths. Released to assignment with Rev. Threlkeld at Newcastle.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 21st September, 2013 made the following changes:
convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1799, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime