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Elizabeth Liverton

Elizabeth Liverton, one of 204 convicts transported on the Royal Admiral, 02 May 1842

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Elizabeth Liverton
Aliases: Leveston, Liveston, Leverston
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1824
Occupation: Farm servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Devon, Barnstable Borough Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Royal Admiral
Departure date: 2nd May, 1842
Arrival date: 24th September, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 204 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 94
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

Gillian Nelson on 5th March, 2016 wrote:

1844 Marriage St John’s, Launceston, Tasmania
1850 Granted Conditional Pardon
15 children, of which seven survived into adulthood

D Wong on 6th March, 2016 wrote:

Elizabeth was 18 years old on arrival and was transported for “Extorting Money” - ‘threatening to accuse Edward Peake of an unnatural crime.

Elizabeth was 5’2” tall, single, reads, fresh complexion, light brown hair, blue eyes.

31/11/1847: TOL
5/2/1850: CP

5/6/1844: Married David Harris (free and 25 years old) Elizabeth was 20.

Gillian Nelson on 7th March, 2016 wrote:

Ship’s Surgeon Mr J.R. Roberts notes of the voyage to Van Diemen’s Land

Gill Nelson on 31st March, 2016 wrote:

Permission to marry
5 June 1844. St John’s Church, Launceston - David Harris, married David Harris, Free married Elizabeth Leverton.
David Harris was a tailor in Brisbane Street, Launceston and then a farmer at Hiawatha Farm.

Convict Changes History

Gillian Nelson on 5th March, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1824 (prev. 0000), gender: f

D Wong on 6th March, 2016 made the following changes:

alias1: Leveston, alias2: Liveston, alias3: Leverston, occupation

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