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Susannah Turbitt

Susannah Turbitt, one of 100 convicts transported on the Princess Royal, 07 November 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Susannah Turbitt
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Princess Royal
Departure date: 6th January, 1829
Arrival date: 9th May, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 99 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 502
Source description: 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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Tony Beale on 8th October, 2021 wrote:

Old Bailey Online (DOB from here)

2169. MARY CLANCEY and SUSANNAH TURBITT were indicted for stealing, on the 23d of September , 3 gowns, value 30s.; 1 jacket, value 2s.; 1 shift, value 1s. 6d.; 3 pair of stockings, value 3s.; 2 aprons, value 1s.,; 2 pair of gloves, value 1s.; 1 petticoat, value 2s.; 1 handkerchief, value 1s.; 2 sovereigns; 1 half-sovereign, and 5s. , the property of Barbara Mitchell .

BARBARA MITCHELL. I am a widow . On the 23d of September, I was in Bainbridge-street, St. Giles’, and met the prisoner; I had a large band-box, containing all this

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property; I asked Turbitt if she could recommend me to part of a bed for the night, as it was then half-past ten o’clock; she said she had a bed, and if I would take a part of it, I was very welcome; I said I did not wish to have it without making her satisfaction; we went to a room in Bainbridge-street - the other prisoner was there; in about an hour I went to bed with Turbitt - I do not know where Clancey was; in the morning I was awoke by the opening of a window about half-past four o’clock; I got up, and heard footsteps running down stairs - there was no one in the room, but the room-door slammed too very quick; all my things were gone but the box - I heard something fall from the window - I looked, but could see nothing; I called the watchman but he did not come for some time; I have never got any of my property since.
WILLIAM BALL . I am an officer. I took the prisoners and charged them with the robbery, but they denied it.

TURBITT’s Defence. I never saw the woman till I was at Bow-street.

CLANCEY’S Defence. I was taken that day, but I had never seen the woman.

WILLIAM BALL. Clancey said before the Magistrate that she slept in the room.

CLANCEY - GUILTY . Aged 21.

TURBITT - GUILTY . Aged 19.

Transported for Seven Years .

Tony Beale on 8th October, 2021 wrote:

Susannah Turbitt in the New South Wales, Australia, Convict Applications for the Publication of Banns, 1828-1830, 1838-1839
Name: Susannah Turbitt
Gender: Female
Birth Year: abt 1808
Age: 21
Arrival year: 1829
Arriving Vessel: John Barry 1
Spouse Name: Daniel Bullock
Spouse Gender: Male
Spouse Birth Year: 1801
Spouse Age: 28
Spouse Arrival Year: 1819
Spouse Vessel: Princess Royal
Marriage Year: Abt 1829
Application Date: 15 Sep 1829
Application Place: Saint James Church Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Susannah: Assigned to P Burn who consented
Daniel: 28 free A sawyer

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 8th October, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime

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