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Ellen Kanar, one of 161 convicts transported on the Elizabeth, 20 June 1836
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||4th October, 1890
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Central Criminal Court
20th June, 1836
12th October, 1836
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 160 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 296
||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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D Wong on 15th May, 2017 wrote:
ELLEN KANAR, Theft > theft from a specified place, 1st February 1836.
Offence: Theft > theft from a specified place
Verdict: Guilty > no_subcategory
ELLEN KANAR was indicted for stealing, on the 27th of January, at St. Giles-in-the-fields, 13 sovereigns, and 1 half-sovereign, the monies of John Carroll, her master, in his dwelling-house.
GUILTY , Aged 19— Transported for Life.
Listed on NSW Gov. Convict Records as ELIZA Kanar.
1841: Married William Wikey (also listed as WACKEY who arrived per ‘Agamemnon’ 1820 NSW) at St Johns, Parramatta - Listed as Eliza.
1844: Daughter Caroline J Wikey born.
1846: William born - mother listed as Helen.
William died 1848.
1866: Ellen Wikey married John Perry at Parramatta.
No death found for William Wikey/or Wackey.
9/10/1890 Sydney Morning Herald:
PERRY.-October 4. at the residence of her son-ln-law, George-street. Parramatta, Ellen Perry, in her 74th year.
Her end was peace.
(Son-in-law was George Boyce who married daughter Caroline in 1860.)
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 15th May, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1815 (prev. 0000), date of death: 4th October, 1890 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime