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Eliza Miles

Eliza Miles, one of 99 convicts transported on the Competitor, 09 June 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Eliza Miles
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: All country work
Date of Death: 1885
Age: 78 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Gloucester Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Competitor
Departure date: 9th June, 1828
Arrival date: 10th October, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 98 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 412
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

Tony Beale on 31st October, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 Bound Indentures single protestant who can read from Bristol 4’ 11 3/4” fair freckled complexion brown hair dark brown eyes ToL 38/1104 Cert 42/1214 assigned to John Jones

Eliza Miles in the New South Wales, Australia, Convict Applications for the Publication of Banns, 1830 to marry George McDonnell
Name: Eliza Miles
Gender: Female
Birth Year: abt 1807
Age: 23
Arrival year: 1828
Arriving Vessel: Surry 2
Spouse Name: George McDonnell
Spouse Gender: Male
Spouse Birth Year: 1806
Spouse Age: 24
Spouse Arrival Year: 1829
Spouse Vessel: Competitor 2
Marriage Year: Abt 1830
Application Date:29 Jan 1830
Application Place: Saint James Church Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

New South Wales, Australia, Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930 for Eliza Myles
13/1/1829 absent without leave 3rd class factory for 3 months
10/1/1831 1st class at the factory
26/9/1833 1st class at the factory

Eliza Miles in the New South Wales, Australia, Convict Applications for the Publication of Banns, to marry William Court 1838
Name: Eliza Miles
Gender: Female
Birth Year: abt 1807
Age: 31
Arrival year: 1828
Arriving Vessel: Countess of Harcourt 5
Spouse Name: William Court
Spouse Gender: Male
Spouse Birth Year: 1806
Spouse Age: 32
Spouse Vessel: Competitor 2
Marriage Year: Abt 1838
Application Date: 27 Apr 1838
Application Place: Saint James Church Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Notes: Eliza Miles stated that she was single on arrival. It appears that she was married to George Macdonald Surry (2) arr 1816 by the Rev Richard Hill on 15/2/1830. She stated she was a widow. There was no record of Macdonald’s death in this office.
MacDonald is stated to have died in the Benevolent Asylum An inquiry to be made accordingly. Her master gave his consent.

D Wong on 31st October, 2020 wrote:

1885: NSW BDM - Eliza Court died at Waterloo, NSW.

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 31st October, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1807 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

D Wong on 31st October, 2020 made the following changes:

date of death: 1885 (prev. 0000)

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