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Elizabeth King, one of 99 convicts transported on the Mermaid, 15 February 1828
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 314. Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
||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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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