Contribute to this record
Elizabeth Rodgers, one of 220 convicts transported on the Sir Robert Sippings [Seppings], 17 March 1852
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number . Tasmanian Archives - convicts. St. John's Orphanage.
||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.
Did you find the person you were looking for?
If Elizabeth Rodgers was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.
If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.
Nell Murphy on 17th October, 2016 wrote:
Elizabeth RODGERS was convicted at Glasgow, Scotland on 29 Sept 1851 for theft - stealing a shirt. Previous offences. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land per the ‘Sir Robert Seppings’ arriving 8 July 1852.
Aged 23yrs; single; housemaid; Roman Catholic; can read.
Native place - Glasgow, Scotland.
Assigned to service work in the Colony of VDL.
22 Dec 1853: Delivered of a child, at the Female House of Correction, Hobart.
19 Aug 1856: Ticket of Leave granted
20 Oct 1847: Ticket of Leave revoked (absent)
2 Mar 1858: Ticket of Leave restored.
Eliza RODGERS (or ROGERS)b. 1867 - Father Thomas MATHEWS; Mother - Elizabeth RODGERS (per Sir Robert Seppings).
Thomas RODGERS (or ROGERS)b.1858 - Father Thomas MATHEWS; Mother - Elizabeth RODGERS (per Sir Robert Seppings).
Admitted to St. John’s Orphanage, New Town 20 Feb 1868. Discharged 28 May 1875 - to Mr. Thrower, Emu Bay/Waratah, employer. Record states father is deceased.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 17th October, 2016 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number . Tasmanian Archives - convicts. St. John's Orphanage. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Pag