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Elizabeth McLagan, one of 151 convicts transported on the Atwick, 28 September 1837
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 59 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 141 (72). 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 26th September, 2017 wrote:
Elizabeth McLAGEN (or FORBES) was convicted at Edinburgh, Scotland on 5 Dec 1836 for uttering forged base coins. 7yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Atwick’ arriving 24 Jan 1838.
Single woman; aged 40 yrs; housemaid; 4’11” height; fresh complexion; dk brown hair; grey eyes.
Native place of birth: Dunkeld, Scotland.
Assigned to work services in the Colony.
Some notes of misconduct and punishments. Sent to the Female Factory, Hobart in 1842.
Ticket of Leave granted.
1843: The Lieutenant Governor remitted the remainder of her sentence.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 26th September, 2017 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 141 (72). Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Numbe