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Elinor Kinsela

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Elinor Kinsela
Aliases: Ellen Kenselagh
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Ireland, Carlow
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Alexander
Departure date: 4th November, 1815
Arrival date: 4th April, 1816
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 84 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convict records
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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 5th August, 2018 wrote:

Elinor (Elenor) KINSELA was convicted at Carlow, Ireland in 1814. Life sentence. Transported to Australia - to New South Wales per the ship ‘Alexander 1815/16 then transferred to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) er the ‘Kangaroo’ 1816.

Maureen Withey on 2nd December, 2019 wrote:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry:
Eleanor Kinsella, age 37, ship Alexander II (1816), Tried at Carlow Co., 1815, sentence – Life. Trade- Country work.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 5th August, 2018 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convict records (prev. ), firstname: Elinor, surname: Kinsela, alias1: Ellen Kenselagh, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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