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Elizabeth Layton, one of 204 convicts transported on the Woodbridge, 20 August 1843
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 15 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 383 (193). Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
||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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Nell Murphy on 5th April, 2017 wrote:
Elizabeth LAYTON, along with Louisa ELDRIDGE, was convicted at CCC, London on 12 June 1843 for highway robbery with violence. Both sentences to 15 yr transportation sentences and sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Woodbridge’ arriving 25 Dec 1843.
Single woman; Church of England;
Native Place: Westminster Bridge, London.
Father: Thomas William
Brother: Thomas William
Work services in the Colony.
2 Sept 1851: Ticket of Leave granted.
28 June 1853: Conditional Pardon approved.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 5th April, 2017 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 383 (193). Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Num