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Elizabeth Newman, one of 100 convicts transported on the Frances Charlotte, 30 August 1832
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Newman, Sophia (alias)
Birth, Occupation & Death
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|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 408. Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 5th July, 2014 wrote:
Elizabeth or Sophia Newman was convicted at Colchester, Essex for false pretences. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Frances Charlotte’ arriving 10/01/1833.
Married woman - husband William at Colchester. 1 child. (record does not state if child accompanied her)
Aged 23yrs; 5’4 1/2”; plain cook, laundress, dairy maid; fresh complexion; dk red/brown hair; dk Hazel eyes.
Some misconduct on record. C class.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 5th July, 2014 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 408. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 408), alias