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Elizabeth Taylor, one of 120 convicts transported on the Kains, 05 July 1830
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||NSW State Records, Butts of COF (NRS 12210). Ancestry. The Old Bailey - Online. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 439 (222)
||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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Katrina Rendell on 22nd January, 2016 wrote:
Application was made 28/2/1838, for Elizabeth and John Gilmore (convict - arriving aboard the ‘Eleanor’26/6/1831 - bachelor)to marry in 1838.This was granted and they were married in Trinity Church, Bathurst NSW 16/3/1838.
Katrina Rendell on 16th May, 2019 wrote:
Elizabeth Taylor (spinster/bond) met and applied for permission to marry fellow convict John Gilmore (bachelor/pardoned)8/2/1838. This was granted and they married 16/3/1838 in Trinity Church, Bathurst NSW. Only one son was born to them (Henry John Gilmore 24/1/1839) before John died in Sydney in 1843.
Iris Dunne on 23rd June, 2019 wrote:
The Proceedings of the Old Bailey
Theft: simple larceny
15th April 1830
976. ELIZABETH TAYLOR was indicted for stealing, on the 3rd of April , 1 sheet, value 10s., and 1 shawl, value 4s. , the goods of Thomas Russell .
SARAH RUSSELL . I am the wife of Thomas Russell . The prisoner lodged at our house, in Westminster , for nine days - she had only part of a bed; it was not mentioned whether it was to be taken by the night or not - she went away without giving me notice, she owed something; when she had been gone six or seven days I missed a sheet and a silk shawl.
WALTER TANNANT . I am a pawnbroker, in the employ of Mr. Rochford. I have a sheet; I cannot say who pawned it.
ISAAC CUTHBERTSON . I took the prisoner, and found eleven duplicates on her, one for this sheet, and this shawl I found at her sister’s, No. 20, Great Barlow-street.(Property produced and sworn to.)
GUILTY . Aged 24. - Transported for Seven Years
Certificate of Freedom No.39/1042 dated 23 July 1839, Prisoner No.31/72, Trade Housemaid, Year of Birth 1806, Trial 15 April 1830
Convict Changes History
Katrina Rendell on 16th May, 2019 made the following changes:
gender: f, crime
Iris Dunne on 23rd June, 2019 made the following changes:
source: NSW State Records, Butts of COF (NRS 12210). Ancestry. The Old Bailey - Online. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 439 (222) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, C