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Elizabeth Russell, one of 79 convicts transported on the Henry, 30 September 1824
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
30th September, 1824
8th February, 1825
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land [and New South Wales]
Travelled with 78 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 192
||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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Maureen Withey on 25th July, 2019 wrote:
George Pearson was indicted for assaulting Thomas Prestbury, Burton-on Trent, and stealing from his person a watch, neck-kerchief, hat and 15s in silver coin; and Jane Robson and Elizabeth Russell, accessories.
Staffordshire Advertiser, 20 March 1824.
Jane Robson and Elizabeth Russell, who were convicted with Pearson, at our last assizes, of robbing a man at Burton Statutes, of his watch - life.
Staffordshire Advertiser, 18 Sept 1824
Jane Robson was also transported on the same ship.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 25th July, 2019 made the following changes: