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Judith Myers

Judith Myers, one of 121 convicts transported on the Morley, 17 May 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Judith Myers
Aliases: Judeth, Meyers
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1788
Occupation: Unknown
Date of Death: 18th June, 1825
Age: 37 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: Larceny
Convicted at: Surrey Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Morley
Departure date: 17th May, 1820
Arrival date: 30th September, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 123 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 330
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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John Meyers on 5th May, 2014 wrote:

There is no evidence of Judith’s maiden name as at 2014. She married Frederick Meyers in 1812 in London, Middlesex England

D Wong on 6th May, 2014 wrote:

Colonial Secretary Papers:

MYERS, Judith. Per “Morley”, 1820:
1820 Sep 22: On list of convicts disembarked from the “Morley” and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution; with three children (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.274)

1821 Aug 25: Sent to join husband at Hobart; with three children (Reel 6051; 4/1750 pp.76-7)

Hobart Town Gazette 1/7/1825:
On the 18th inst., as Mrs Judith Myers of Pittwater was proceeding the the ferry-boat towards the bluff, it unfortunately upset, in consequence of which she almost immediately expired, leaving to lament her large family and a most affectionate husband.

Guinevere Hall on 4th January, 2015 wrote:

Travelled with her three young sons on board

Convict Changes History

John Meyers on 5th May, 2014 made the following changes:

alias1: Judeth, alias2: Meyers, date of birth: 1788 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

D Wong on 6th May, 2014 made the following changes:

date of death: 18th June, 1825 (prev. 0000)

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