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Sentenced to 7 years
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Irish Convicts to NSW
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Phil Hands on 10th April, 2017 wrote:
Tried and convicted at Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh, Ireland on the 13th March 1826 of street robbery, sentenced to transportation for 7 years.
Left Cork on 30th October 1826.
Ship:- the ‘Brothers’ sailed with 161 female convicts on board of which 3 died during the voyage.
Arrived on 2nd February 1827.
Ellen was firstly assigned to the Women’s factory in Parramatta. After six months she obtained employment as a ‘nanny’ with a magistrate, Mr. Henry Colden Antill at Stonequarry near Picton. Antill and John MacArthur had properties in close proximity of each other and she would have met her future husband, William Woodhouse there.
Ellen married convict William Woodhouse (‘Earl St. Vincent’ 1820) on 21st December 1829 at Parramatta, after obtaining permission to marry from the Colonial Secretary, the couple went on to have 8 children.
Ellen received her Ticket of Freedom in 1833.
In 1866 Ellen was traveling on the Mail Coach between Queanbeyan and Bungendore, she had a few drinks and then started munching on an apple, a piece of which went down the wrong way and she choked.
Convict Changes History
Phil Hands on 10th April, 2017 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Convict ships to NSW.
Irish Convicts to NSW (prev. ), firstname: Ellen, surname: Mcaloone, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1811, date of death: 1866, gender: f, occupation, crime