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Louisa Murden

Louisa Murden, one of 207 convicts transported on the St Vincent, 13 December 1849

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Louisa Murden
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1826
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: 6th May, 1890
Age: 64 years

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: Nottingham. Town and County of the Town of Nottingham Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: St Vincent
Departure date: 13th December, 1849
Arrival date: 4th April, 1850
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 206 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 127 (65)
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

Sharon Kenny on 12th January, 2017 wrote:

Louisa Murdin (nee Holt) was born in Nottingham.  She married John Murdin in 1848 in Nottingham.

In 1853 Louisa married George James Drummond, in Longford Tasmania.  They had 2 children.  George Drummond died in 1864.

In 1870 Louise married Edward Hicks, in Longford Tasmania.

Louisa died 6th May 1890, and is buried in the Pioneer Cemetery at Longford, Tasmania.

Convict Changes History

Sharon Kenny on 12th January, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1826 (prev. 0000), date of death: 6th May, 1890 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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