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Elijah Upjohn, one of 240 convicts transported on the Marquis of Hastings, 16 March 1839
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||28th September, 1885
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 2
||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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Anonymous on 4th January, 2012 wrote:
Dorchester Gaol Record
8th April 1834: Elijah UPJOHN. Labourer of Shaftesbury, 11 years, single,
4’ 10", light brown hair, hazel eyes, fair complexion and has a cut on
the palm of the right hand below the little finger. Committed by R. Buckland,
Mayor and J.B. Chitty, Justices of the Borough of Shaftesbury, for stealing a
pair of trousers. Sentenced to 3 calendar months imprisonment and to be
twice whipped. Conduct disorderly - Discharged 7th july 1834.
8th November 1837: Elijah UPJOHN. Aged 15 years. Committed on 7th
November for stealing rabbits. Sentenced to 6 weeks Hard Labour.
Conduct disorderly. Released 15th De-cember 1837.
10th May 1838: Elijah UPJOHN. Aged 16 years. Committed for stealing
shoes. Sentenced to 7 years transportation. Left Dorchester Gaol on 26th
July 1838. Described as ‘Reads’ (This means that he could not write).
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 4th January, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1823-00-00, date of death 1885-09-28, gender m