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Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||29th March, 1829
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to unknown
1st January, 1829
26th April, 1829
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 61 other convicts
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Carol Axton-Thompson on 20th September, 2013 wrote:
Eleanor Patterson died on the voyage of the ‘Edward’ 1829 to NSW, Australia (ref. Ship Surgeon’s journal) on 29/03/1829. Cause - dyspepsia. Aged 55yrs.
Maureen Withey on 17th January, 2020 wrote:
From the ship’s medical journal, Surgeon William C, Watts:
The last case which terminated fatally was one of dyspepsia (Eleanor Patterson died on 29th March), the subject a woman who had attained the advanced age of 58 in the commission of crimes of every description, she having been what is termed in slang language a fence woman and whose constitution was completely destroyed by her mode of life the same reasons which I have stated in the former case prevented my instituting a post mortem examination.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 20th September, 2013 made the following changes:
convicted at, term years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1874, date of death 29th March, 1829, gender, occupation, crime