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Elizabeth Payne, one of 60 convicts transported on the Persian, 10 April 1827
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Devon Quarter Sessions
10th April, 1827
5th August, 1827
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 59 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 143 (73)
||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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D Wong on 16th November, 2017 wrote:
Devonshire - Michaelmas sessions - Tuesday, October 17th, 1826
Elizabeth Payne 
Committed by E. Lockyer esq, charged on oath with stealing at East Stonehouse, a blanket, a pillow, a sheet, and a flat-heater, the property of William Sanders, value 6s and upwards. Warrant dated 2nd August, 1826. [comment: Transported seven years].
Elizabeth Payne was listed as 29 years old on arrival - her place of birth was Exeter.
Prior convictions: Pledging, 6 months.
Elizabeth was 4’11” tall, brown hair, hazel eyes.
Occupations: Washerwoman, plain cook, can iron well, small plate.
Married: Husband on board the (looks like) Iacoa, a private marine.
1/6/1829: Male Orphan School/ Absenting herself from the children on their road from church and remaining absent until near 4 o’clock and being intoxicated - Cell on B&W 7 days.
31/3/1831: Permission to marry Richard Costings, (free). (This could be Richard Costin ‘Competitor’ 1823). There was a departure of Richard Costing 26/2/1846 Hobart to Sydney per ‘Sapphire’.
No record of marriage found.
7/1/1832: Laing/Drunk and Insolent to her Mistress - reprimanded and discharged.
Oct. 1833: COF
7/1/1856: There is a death listed for a Elizabeth Payne, aged 56, died of ‘Visitation of God’ at Launceston. (The age is about right).
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 16th November, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1798 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime