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Ellen Talbot

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ellen Talbot
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1814
Occupation: Nursery housemaid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Limerick
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Hope
Departure date: 10th April, 1842
Arrival date: 17th August, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 17 other convicts


Primary source: National Library Australia ISBN 0-646-05020-6,"300 years down the Dales of time"(1993) in which is copy of original documents
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brian Mitchelson on 23rd October, 2013 wrote:

Height 4 feet 10 inches.Transported on “Hope”,1842,arriv. Van Diemens Land 17/8/1842.Convict # 194.Went to Cascades female factory prison.Good friend of Ellen Sweeney,fellow convict,#407,who was also on the “Hope” The two Ellens got T.O.L. to marry.They married two freed convicts,John and Jeremiah Dale.Ellen Talbot to Jeremiah.It was a double wedding at C.of E.,Battery Point,Hobart,on 8/9/1845.John and the other Ellen cleared off to the mainland,after a few more years.It is not absolutely clear whether Ellen and Jeremiah went with them or remained or what.Family legend(Ellen Sweeney is the great great grandmother of my wife,born 1946)  has it that Jeremiah and Ellen went with John and Elleen,changed their names and disappeared from records known to us.However their is a death certificate indicating one of them died in Tasmania.Indicating.I know nothing more of factual data.

brian Mitchelson on 23rd October, 2013 wrote:

On this voyage the “Hope” had 139 female prisoners,7 settlers,and 44 children
Also Ellen got her certificate of freedom 4/6/1849.
Further study shows that there is no actual record of Jeremiah and Ellen going to the mainland with John and Ellen.In fact the record simply shows John and Ellen.

Convict Changes History

brian Mitchelson on 23rd October, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1814, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

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