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Elizabeth Kearnon

Elizabeth Kearnon, one of 151 convicts transported on the Lady Juliana, June 1789

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Elizabeth Kearnon
Aliases: Price (alias)
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1761
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 15th July, 1818
Age: 57 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: Theft of household goods
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lady Juliana
Departure date: June, 1789
Arrival date: 3rd June, 1790
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 246 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 16
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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Denis Pember on 25th August, 2020 wrote:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online
October 1786, trial of FARRELL KEARNON ELIZABETH KEARNON , alias PRICE (t17861025-59).
FARRELL KEARNON, ELIZABETH KEARNON, Theft > theft from a specified place, 25th October 1786.
816. FARRELL KEARNON and ELIZABETH KEARNON , alias PRICE , were indicted, for that they, on the 8th day of October , did take away, with intent to steal, embezzle, and purloin, one iron frying-pan, value 9 d. a flat-iron, value 6 d. three blankets, value 6 s. a pair of linen sheets, value 5 s. a bed quilt, value 18 d. a copper sauce-pan, value 2 s. the property of John Davis , being furniture, which by contract they were to use in a lodging let to them, against the statute .


I live in Little St. Andrews-street, Seven Dials ; I am wife of John Davis ; the prisoners passed as husband and wife; they took a lodging of me; the woman came first, she said, she had a husband who was a ticket porter; she was to pay me four shillings a week, and to come in the next day; she was to have a ready furnished apartment, every thing except crockery; next day her husband and she came together; they staid till the 8th of October; then they robbed me of every thing in the room but the chairs and tables; they took the things mentioned in the indictment; they were taken into custody.

William Aldridge , - Jordan, William Hudson , and another, being pawnbrokers, produced the various things deposed to.


I know nothing of the things; this woman washed for me, and I came there different times.


I am a lawful married woman; my husband and me had been parted for the space of three months, and he found me out and persuaded me to pawn these things; this man is quite innocent; I have a sick baby now a dying.


Each transported for seven years .

Tried by the second Middlesex Jury before Mr. ROSE.

Convict Changes History

Denis Pember on 27th May, 2015 made the following changes:

alias1: Price (alias) (prev. Price (Alias)), date of birth: 1761 (prev. 0000), date of death: 15th July, 1818 (prev. 0000), gender: f

Denis Pember on 25th August, 2020 made the following changes:


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