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Priscilla Medcalf

Priscilla Medcalf, one of 119 convicts transported on the William Pitt, July 1805

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Priscilla Medcalf
Aliases: Metcalf
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 7th January, 1808
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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Norfolk. Norwich Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: William Pitt
Departure date: July, 1805
Arrival date: 11th April, 1806
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 121 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 366
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 2nd May, 2018 wrote:

24/10/1804 Bury and Norwich Post Suffolk, England:
Friday last Priscilla Medcalf was committed to the City gaol by James Marsh, Esq. Mayor, charged with stealing a piece of printed cotton from the shop of Messrs. Siely and Wright.

7/1/1808: Priscilla Medcalf died and was buried at the Old Sydney Burial Ground.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 2nd May, 2018 made the following changes:

alias1: Metcalf, date of death: 7th January, 1808 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime

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