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Eliza Smith, one of 89 convicts transported on the Earl of Liverpool, December 1830
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
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life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Oxford Quarter Session
30th December, 1830
9th May, 1831
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 181 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 540
||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 20th April, 2020 wrote:
Eliza Smith was transported on the America, not the Earl of Liverpool.
Tasmanian Conduct Record. https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON40-1-9$init=CON40-1-9p98
195, Eliza Smith, per America. Tried at Oxford 12 July 1830. 7 years. Transported for stealing from the person. Gaol report, very bad. Stated this offence, Stealing from the person, once before for ?? my father, Single.
Many incidents on her record sheet, mainly drunkenness.
195. Eliza Smith, 19, trade- Ho. Servant, Assigned to Mr Pybus, Brune Island.
Hobart Town Courier, 7 July 1837,
The period for which the undermentioned persons were transported, expiring at the date placed after their respective names, certificates of their freedom may be obtained then, or at any subsequent period, upon application at the Muster Master’s Office, Hobart town, or at that of a Police Magistrate in the interior :
Eliza Smith 12th July 1837, America;
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 20th April, 2020 made the following changes:
voyage, gender: f