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Eliza Stephenson, one of 140 convicts transported on the Henry Wellesley, 17 July 1837
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 99 (51)
||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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D Wong on 21st June, 2014 wrote:
Eliza Stephenson/Elizabeth Stevenson was transported along with Jane Hawkins, aged 16, for stealing 2 shawls. Jane Hawkins was also onboard and she married Joseph Smart (Eliza 1828).
1843: TOL Goulburn.
1/5/1843: Married Thomas Edlington (Countess of Harcourt 1824). They had 4 children.
1844 - stillborn
1847: William who died Mary 1903 at Nimmitable.
NSW BDM has a death for Eliza Edlington in 1902 Queanbeyan. (Sounds like her but no proof).
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 21st June, 2014 made the following changes:
alias1: Elizabeth Stevenson, gender: f, crime
Cathie Edlington on 3rd January, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1902 (prev. 0000)