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Elizabeth King

Elizabeth King, one of 99 convicts transported on the Mermaid, 15 February 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Elizabeth King
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Servant
Date of Death: May, 1839
Age: 35 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing from the person
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Mermaid
Departure date: 15th February, 1828
Arrival date: 27th June, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 99 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 314. Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
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

Carol Axton-Thompson on 21st February, 2014 wrote:

Elizabeth King was convicted at the ‘Old Bailey’ on 06/12/1827 for stealing money from a person. Previous offences. 14yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Mermaid’ arriving June 1828.

Aged 23yrs; single; servant of all work.
Native place - Wapping, London. Last living in Essex St. Whitechapel.
Father and mother at Stepney. Wm James Lutman, retired Customs House Officer.

Assignments in Colony & time at House of Corrections Female Factory, Cascades, Hobart and also at George Town.

Died at the H.M. Colonial Hospital, Hobart May 1839. Aged 33yrs.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 21st February, 2014 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 314. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 314), date

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