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Alice Nicholson

Alice Nicholson, one of 97 convicts transported on the Britannia, January 1798

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Alice Nicholson
Aliases: (nèe) Alice Stewart
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1770
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 4th July, 1827
Age: 57 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Unknown
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Britannia III
Departure date: January, 1798
Arrival date: 18th July, 1798
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 99 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 238
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

Denis Pember on 17th February, 2016 wrote:

Alice was in a de facto relationship with John Lee (Convict, Gorgon, 1791) from about 1798.
They had 4 children; Sarah 1799, Elizabeth 1802, James 1804 and Mary 1808.
Both John and Alice died prior to the 1828 census.

Denis Pember on 17th February, 2016 wrote:

Baxter, Carol; General Musters of New South Wales: 1802, 1806, 1811, 1814.

[Ref AD200] Alice Nicholson, Britannia, Sydney, TL 009, Mr N Lord.
[Ref AE549] John Lee, Gorgon, TL, 525, Self.

[Ref A3316] Alice Nicherson, Britannia, FBS, with John Lee.
[Ref A2583] John Lee, Gorgon, Self Employed Labourer.

[Ref 4406] Ann Nicholson, Britannia, Tried Oct 1797, Lancaster, 7 years (PRO n4648).
[Ref 3537] John Lee, Gorgon, Tried Jun 1789, Manchester, 7 years (PRO n1409)

[Ref 6610] Alice Nicholson, Britannia, Off Stores. 4 children Off Stores. Widow.
# No entry for John! Must be deceased.

Convict Changes History

Denis Pember on 17th February, 2016 made the following changes:

alias1: (nèe) Alice Stewart, date of birth: 1770 (prev. 0000), date of death: 4th July, 1827 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime

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