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Eliza Rorke

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Eliza Rorke
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
Occupation: Dressmaker
Date of Death: 1864
Age: 52 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing calico
Convicted at: Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Hooghley
Departure date: 24th June, 1831
Arrival date: 27th September, 1831
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 80 other convicts


Primary source: Ancestry.co.uk
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Community Contributions

Stephen Nutley on 31st October, 2017 wrote:

Married Charles Crane in Sydney 1832.
Described as Sallow Complexion, Brown Hair, Hazel Eyes, Nose flat and cocked, lost two upper and one lower teeth. On arrival she was put to work in a factory.

Convict Changes History

Stephen Nutley on 31st October, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Ancestry.co.uk (prev. ), firstname: Eliza, surname: Rorke, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1812, date of death: 1864, gender: f, occupation, crime

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