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Isabella Kirk

Isabella Kirk, one of 80 convicts transported on the Harmony, 12 May 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Isabella Kirk
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: 1831
Age: 27 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Robbery
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Harmony
Departure date: 12th May, 1827
Arrival date: 27th September, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 79 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 177 (90)
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

Maureen Withey on 23rd July, 2019 wrote:

1828 Census NSW at Government Factory, Parramatta.
Isab.Kirk, age 27, Harmony 1827, 7 yrs, religion- p.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th December, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
Ship: Harmony
No; 5
Name; Isabella Kirk. Age; 22 [1804/5]

Read & writes. Single, Native County; London
Trade; House maid
Offence; Robbing mistress
Trial; London - 18 Jan 1827 - 7 years
Height; 4 ft. 8 1/4
Complexion; Fair pock pitted
Hair; Brown
Eyes; Brown
Assigned; W Blaxland, Newington
Additional Remarks; DIED; at Liverpool 1 March 1831

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Applications for the Publication of Banns,
Date; April 1830.
Name: Isabella Kirk. Age: 24 [1806] Spinster. Ship; Harmony 1827. Bond.
Spouse Name: James Harris. 44. [1786] Bachelor. Ship; Shipley 2. 1818. Free.
Application Place: St Luke’s Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia

Australia, Marriage Index,
Name: Isabella Kirk & Spouse Name: James Harris
Marriage Date: 1830. Marriage Place: New South Wales
Registration Place: Liverpool, New South Wales. Registration Year: 1830. Volume Number: V B

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879
Name: Isabella Kirk
Age: 28 [1803]
Date of Death: 1 Mar 1831
District: Liverpool

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 23rd July, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: f

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th December, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1804 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1831 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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