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Betty Rhodes

Betty Rhodes, one of 99 convicts transported on the Competitor, 09 June 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Betty Rhodes
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1790
Occupation: All country work
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing clothes
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Competitor
Departure date: 9th June, 1828
Arrival date: 10th October, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 98 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 413 (208)
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

Tony Beale on 1st November, 2020 wrote:

UK, Royal Navy Medical Journals, 1817-1856
Competitor. Had a condition called Opthalmia and she was complaining of something in her eyes. She had been rubbing them for some time and they were inflamed. He said things were normal and they treated her with saline drink, Collyrium to the eyes (an eye wash) and a laxative

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 Bound Indentures from Bury Lancashire Reads protestant married with children on board 5’ 0” ruddy complexion brown hair and grey eyes assigned to Thomas May cert 43/90

New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 16/1/1843

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 1st November, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1790 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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