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Helen Mckenzie

Helen McKenzie, one of 170 convicts transported on the Emma Eugenia, 22 January 1846

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Helen Mckenzie
Aliases: Ellen
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1817
Occupation: Country servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Scotland. Aberdeen Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Emma Eugenia
Departure date: 22nd January, 1846
Arrival date: 5th June, 1846
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 169 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 23 (13)
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

D Wong on 13th December, 2013 wrote:

Ellen (as she was known) McKenzie was transported along with her brother John McKenzie (the younger) (Joseph Somes 1845) and also Ann Smith and Sarah Smith, (her daughter) for Housebreaking and stealing 40 lbs of meat.

Ellen was 5’1 1/2” tall, 28 years old, Ruddy slightly freckled complexion, dark hair, grey eyes, is said to be light headed.

4/12/1849: TOL
1/10/1852: Free Certificate

9/6/1865: Launceston, drunk and disorderly - 1 month hard labour.

1848: Married Joseph Rout (Layton 1841) and they had 3?? children.

No death date found for Ellen, but Joseph married Elizabeth Henrietta Cuthbert, widow of George Nation (Bengal Merchant 1828) in 1870.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 13th December, 2013 made the following changes:

surname Mckenzie (prev. McKenzie), alias1, date of birth 1817, gender, occupation, crime

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