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Elizabeth King, one of 123 convicts transported on the Majestic, 01 October 1838
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||22nd September, 1839
life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 334. 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 9th April, 2014 wrote:
Elizabeth King was convicted at CCC, London on 14/05/1838 for Larceny - stealing coal. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Majestic’, arriving 21/01/1839.
Ship Surgeon’s Report: Orderly.
Widow with 3 or 4 children.
Died at H.M. Colonial Hospital, VDL 22/09/1839.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 9th April, 2014 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 334. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 334), dat