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Ellen Scott

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ellen Scott
Aliases: Eleanor Scott
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Ireland, Antrim
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Hope
Departure date: 10th April, 1842
Arrival date: 17th August, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 17 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convict records
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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 10th March, 2019 wrote:

Ellen SCOTT was convicted at Antrim, Ireand on 6 Jan 1842 for Larceny - stealing a jacket. Previousy steaing boots.  7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship “Hope” sailing from Dublin, arriving VDL 17 Aug 1842.

Married woman; aged 34 yrs; housemaid; can read; Roman Catholic religion.
Native place of birth: Co. Wicklow, Ireland (ref. Convict Indent record)
Husand: John, a Sergent Major
Brother: Michael, in the East Indies.
The Convict Indent does not record any children.

Colony of VDL:
Work services.  Numerous notes of misconduct.
12 Jan 1849: Free Certificate issued.

31 Aug 1846 - Ellen SCOTT (per “Hope”) to John HOLOWAY (per “Bardaster”)

6 Oct 1846 - Eleanor SCOTT, aged 33 yrs to John HOLLOWAY, aged 46 yrs at St. Andrews Parish Church, Longford. (ref. 37/1/5 no. 357)

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 10th March, 2019 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convict records (prev. ), firstname: Ellen, surname: Scott, alias1: Eleanor Scott, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1808, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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