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Eleanor Patterson

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Eleanor Patterson
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1874
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 29th March, 1829
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to unknown

Crime: -
Convicted at: -
Sentence term: unknown
Ship: Edward
Departure date: 1st January, 1829
Arrival date: 26th April, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 64 other convicts


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Community Contributions

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

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