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Emelia Laing, one of 180 convicts transported on the Rajah, 01 April 1841
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Edinburgh Court of Justiciary
1st April, 1841
19th July, 1841
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 179 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 280
||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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Lynne Tivendale on 18th May, 2016 wrote:
Is believed to be one of the convicts who took part in the making of the “Rajah Quilt” now held in the National Museum, Canberra.
Convict Changes History
Lynne Tivendale on 18th May, 2016 made the following changes:
alias1: Amelia Laing, gender: f, occupation, crime