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Esther Orbury

Esther Orbury, one of 69 convicts transported on the Lady Shore, February 1797

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Esther Orbury
Aliases: Round (alias), Poole (alias)
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Coining
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Lady Shore
Departure date: February, 1797
Arrival date: 28th August, 1797
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 67 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 222
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

Kate Fearnall-Heath on 12th December, 2018 wrote:

sentenced to Life 1 August 1795 at Warwick Warwickshire england
departed February 1797 for NSW Australia

Kate Fearnall-Heath on 12th December, 2018 wrote:

Arrived at NSW 28 August 1797

D Wong on 13th December, 2018 wrote:

14/8/1875 Stamford Mercury Lincolnshire, England:
Stamford, Friday, Aug. 14
James Price, Esther Round, otherwise Orbury, and John Dappidge, for counterfeiting the silver coin of this kingdom.

No ship found for James Price or John Dappidge.

Convict Changes History

Kate Fearnall-Heath on 12th December, 2018 made the following changes:

alias1: Round (alias) (prev. Round (Alias)), alias2: Poole (alias) (prev. Poole (Alias)), gender: f

D Wong on 13th December, 2018 made the following changes:


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