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Eliza Shilling

Eliza Shilling, one of 90 convicts transported on the Louisa, 21 August 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Eliza Shilling
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1796
Occupation: Servant of all work
Date of Death: 23rd March, 1828
Age: 32 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Robbing a person
Convicted at: Surrey, Town and Boro' of Southwark Quarter Sesssions
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Louisa
Departure date: 21st August, 1827
Arrival date: 3rd December, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 89 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 279 (141)
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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th September, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842.

Name; Eliza Shilling
Ship; Louisa
No; 67
Age;  32.  Est birth Year; 1796
Reads, Protestant, Married No children.
Native Place; Wilts
Calling; Servant all work
Offence; Robbing Person
Date of Trial: Surry. 5 July 1827
Sentence; Life.
Height; 5 ft. 6 1/4
Complexion; Red Freckled
Hair; Brown
Eyes; Grey
Assigned; William White. Parramatta
Noted against name; Died in the factory 23 March 1828
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879

Name: Eliza Shilling
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1796. Age: 32
Date of Death: 23 Mar 1828
District: Parramatta

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th September, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1796 (prev. 0000), date of death: 23rd March, 1828 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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