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Luke Smith, one of 158 convicts transported on the Eliza, 25 June 1828
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 420
||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 31st March, 2020 wrote:
ADM 101/23/5B . Medical and surgical journal of the convict ship Eliza for 10 June 1828 to 22 April 1830 1829 by James Patton, surgeon, during which time the said ship was employed in transporting convicts from Woolwich and Sheerness to New South Wales.
Folios 10-11: Luke Smith, aged 27, prisoner: disease or hurt, diarrhoea. Put on sick list, 19 July 1828 at sea. From 24 July 1828 gradually got better.
D Wong on 1st April, 2020 wrote:
Luke Smith was listed as 30 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Newry, Down County, Ire.
Occupation: Umbrella maker.
Luke could read, was married with 4 children, 5’7¼” tall, swarthy and pockpitted complexion, black hair, brown eyes, looks like a gipsey.
Assigned to Wm. M. Gore, North Shore.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 31st March, 2020 made the following changes:
D Wong on 1st April, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1798 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime