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Elizabeth Viant, one of 150 convicts transported on the Cadet, 10 November 1848
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Cornwall. Bodmin Quarter Sessions
10th November, 1848
12th April, 1849
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 150 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 350
||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 23rd May, 2018 wrote:
Elizabeth Viant was 21 years old on arrival in VDL - her native place was Redruth, Cornwall.
Elizabeth was transported for ‘stealing flour’.
Surgeons Report Character: Half and idiot.
Elizabeth was 5’2½” tall, fresh complexion, black hair, brown eyes, illiterate, unmarried, 2 years on the town.
24/8/1852: TOL Revoked
17/6/1853: Death of Celia Viant - mother’s name not given - Female Convicts Child - aged 7 weeks, died from bronchitis at Brickfields
16/7/1855: Free Certificate - herself.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 23rd May, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1827 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime