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Elizabeth Smith

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Elizabeth Smith
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1816
Occupation: House servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing money
Convicted at: Ireland, Meath
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Isabella
Departure date: 8th March, 1840
Arrival date: 24th July, 1840
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 118 other convicts

References

Primary source: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 Non-Annotated Printed Indentures 1840-1842
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Community Contributions

Tony Beale on 10th January, 2021 wrote:

From Co Cavan Ireland. Single catholic who could not read or write. 3 times imprisoned before. 5’ fair ruddy complexjon brown hair bluish eyes. C46/????

Tony Beale on 10th January, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Registers of Convicts’ Applications to Marry, 1826-1851 Granted 23/10/1840 Eliza Smith 22 Bond (7yrs) per ship Isabella to marry Prince Champion 35 came free per ship Camden. Smith must obtain permission of assignee first.  Rev Dr McGarvie Sydney

Tony Beale on 10th January, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 7/11/1846 C46/1849 In Parramatta

D Wong on 10th January, 2021 wrote:

Prince Champion was listed as a man of colour on the wedding certificate.

16/10/1840: Married at St. Andrew’s Scots Church, Sydney.  Elizabeth listed as Eliza on the NSW BDM.
No children listed for Eliza and Prince.

What happened to Eliza/Elizabeth not found.

Prince Champion then married Ann P MacDonald (no listing on the NSW BDM) but they had 3 children:
1845: Jane P Champion
1850: Honora Champion
1852: Hector Champion.

18/5/1854: Prince Champion was naturalised : Native of the United States of America, (originally born in the West Indies) arrived 1840 per ship ‘Helvellyn’.
aged 48, born 1806.

1858: Prince Champion died, aged 53, at Pambula/Eden, NSW.

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 10th January, 2021 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 Non-Annotated Printed Indentures 1840-1842 (prev. ), firstname: Elizabeth, surname: Smith, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1816, dat

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