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Eliza Seddon

Eliza Seddon, one of 190 convicts transported on the America, 30 December 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Eliza Seddon
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Chester Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: America
Departure date: 30th December, 1830
Arrival date: 9th May, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 181 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 545 (275)
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

Maureen Withey on 19th April, 2020 wrote:

Tasmanian Conduct Record.  https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON40-1-9$init=CON40-1-9p92
183. Eliza Seddon. per America. Tried at Chester 12 July 1830. Transported for stealing a watch.  Single. 
Several incidents and punishments recorded.  Refereed to : ux Cloose, and ux Cruce.
Husband William Clewes.
Dec 28 1835. Ux Cloose/ Out after hours & with living in a state of adultery with Thos. Simmer, a notoriously bad character, ticket of Leave recomm. To be suspended 12 months.
April 4th 1836, Existing sentence ext. 12 months.
Marriage permissions:  https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON45-1-1 pages 37,38.
1006. William Clewes, Surry 2 and 183. Eliza Seddon, America, approved 22 January, 1833.

Maureen Withey on 19th April, 2020 wrote:

TICKETS of Leave have been granted to the undermentioned persons: —  Elizabeth Seddon, America.
Launceston Advertiser, 3 Nov 1834.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 19th April, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: f

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