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Harriet Ponsford, one of 190 convicts transported on the America, 30 December 1830
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 545 (275)
||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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Leonie on 4th July, 2012 wrote:
Body Marks:Red mark on right cheek near outer corner rt eye - Scar on left jaw P on left arm Eyes: Hazel
Height :Calculated Total Inches57.5 Height Feet4 Height Inch19/2
In Australia she continued to have difficulties with Harriett absconding from her place of service on the 6th March 1833 and living in the bush until she surrended herself as Launceston on the 11th March 1833 and for the following day refused to remain in her service. She was sent to the female house of correct
1834-Harriett was in trouble again with accusatiuon of improper conduct in her service. She returned to the female house of correction for assignment in the interior.
1837:Harriett caused a commotion by assulting a constable in the execution of his duty and using highly improper expression against the Magistrate. The constable may have arrested William (Cox), her husband.
6th October 1834: Hariett and William Cox married in ST. Matthews Anglican Church New Norfolk.
Convict Changes History
Leonie on 4th July, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1813-00-00, gender f