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Elizabeth Mason, one of 106 convicts transported on the Active, Albermarle, Atlantic, Barrington, Britannia, Mary Ann, Matilda, Salamander and William and Mary, January 1791
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||20th February, 1759
|Date of Death:
||10th June, 1809
life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 117 (60)
||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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Antony Swain on 18th March, 2014 wrote:
Elizabeth Mason was indentured to James Squire, a convict from the 1st Fleet, with whom she would have eight children between 1792 and 1804
Denis Pember on 7th January, 2016 wrote:
ELIZABETH MASON was indicted for feloniously stealing, on the 21st of March last, one pair of ribbed cotton stockings, value 3 s. one piece of printed linen, value 2 s. 6 d. six muslin caps, value 8 s. a muslin frock, value 3 s. two linen sheets, value 15 s. a damask table cloth, value 10 s. a diaper ditto, value 3 s. four towels, value 6 d. one woollen blanket, value 3 s. eight pillow cases, value 8 s. two diaper napkins, value 2 s. four aprons, value 10 s. one yardof check, value 1 s. a muslin neck-cloth, value 1 s. two handkerchiefs, value 4 s. one shawl, value 4 s. one printed muslin ditto, value 5 s. eight linen handkerchiefs, value 10 s. three linen ditto, value 3 s. one laced ditto, value 1 s. one white lawn ditto, value 1 s. one pair of thread stockings, value 2 s. 6 d. two waistcoats, value 3 s. 6 d. a shift, value 2 s. a cotton waistcoat, value 6 s. three small pieces of cotton, value 3 s. a piece of muslin, value 1 s. a piece of linen, value 1 s. a silver tea spoon, value 2 s. a silk gown, value 3 s. two cotton handkerchiefs, value 3 s. the property of James Lowe , in his dwelling-house.
She was tried before the First Middlesx Jury before Lord Kenyon.
Found Guity and sentenced to Transportation for 7 years.
Elizabeth was transported on the ship “Mary Ann”.
Antony Swain on 9th November, 2019 wrote:
The number of children parented by James Squire and Elizabeth Mason was seven between 1792 and 1804.
Convict Changes History
Antony Swain on 18th March, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 20th February, 1759 (prev. 0000), date of death: 10th June, 1809 (prev. 0000), gender: f
Antony Swain on 9th November, 2019 made the following changes:
voyage, occupation, crime