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Priscilla Kelly

Priscilla Kelly, one of 90 convicts transported on the Louisa, 21 August 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Priscilla Kelly
Aliases: Weymess (Alias)
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 16th May, 1850
Age: 46 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: Forgery
Convicted at: Ayr Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Louisa
Departure date: 21st August, 1827
Arrival date: 3rd December, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 89 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 280
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

Anonymous on 25th May, 2011 wrote:

she had an inclined nose to the right and she is 5.3 feet

Anonymous on 11th November, 2011 wrote:

Married (Mauchline,Ayrshire 1823) to James Wemyss, shoemaker, who followed her out as a free settler in 1828. After his death in 1836, she remarried to John Munro, ex-mariner and Ginger Beer Manufacturer, in Sydney 1837

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 11th November, 2011 made the following changes:

date of birth 1804-00-00, date of death 1850-05-16, gender f

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