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Eliza Pegrum

Eliza Pegrum, one of 179 convicts transported on the Hindostan, 06 May 1839

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Eliza Pegrum
Aliases: Pegram
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1821
Occupation: House servant
Date of Death: 29th August, 1912
Age: 91 years

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 10 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Hertford Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Hindostan
Departure date: 6th May, 1839
Arrival date: 12th September, 1839
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 178 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 29 (16)
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

Jenny Haynes on 18th May, 2015 wrote:

Married ex convict Matthew Saxon 03 Apr 1843, had 3 children, William, Matthew & Henry. 
Second marriage to George Branch 14 Sep 1898. Lived in Bothwell, Tasmania

D Wong on 27th February, 2016 wrote:

Eliza was transported for ‘Stealing a gown and handkerchief’.

Eliza was 5’2” tall, light brown hair, light grey eyes, fair complexion, W Taylor inside left wrist, single, 3 months on the town.

5/10/1841: TOL
4/7/1848: CP
11/3/1852: Free Certificate

Convict Changes History

Jenny Haynes on 18th May, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1821 (prev. 0000), date of death: 29th August, 1912 (prev. 0000)

D Wong on 27th February, 2016 made the following changes:

alias1: Pegram, gender: f, occupation, crime

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