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Elijah Larter, one of 250 convicts transported on the Argyle, 05 March 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||1st October, 1808
|Date of Death:
||16th January, 1889
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 52
||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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Glenda Poynter on 12th January, 2015 wrote:
Elijah was tried with breaking into dwelling & stealing but because constable Fairhead did not appear Judge directed the Jury to acquit prisoner as chain of evidence was incomplete they then tried him on another indictment of stealing clothing of John Kerridge this is what he was given 7 years for.
When the Constable Fairhead appeared in court he was intoxicated, the Judge fined him 40s. discharged him from his office, ordered that his expences should not be paid.
Nell Murphy on 28th June, 2016 wrote:
Married Mary Jenkins (transported per ‘Mary’ 1831) in 1836.
Craig franklin on 22nd April, 2020 wrote:
Glenda Poynter… please contact me on email@example.com…
Elijah Larter is my Great great great grandfather. I am from Launceston Tasmania and trying to locate his grave site for my mother Daughter of Evelyn Larter - David James Larters daughter
Convict Changes History
Glenda Poynter on 12th January, 2015 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1st October, 1808 (prev. 0000), date of death: 16th January, 1889 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime