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Harriet Wallis

Harriet Wallis, one of 151 convicts transported on the Edward, 23 April 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Harriet Wallis
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: House servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Kent Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Edward
Departure date: 23rd April, 1834
Arrival date: 4th September, 1834
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 150 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 344
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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Community Contributions

Denis Pember on 19th August, 2014 wrote:

Tried at Kent for Highway Robbery with three other co-accused. Nicholas Goodhew, Robert Slocombe and Ann Green.  All were convicted.  All were sentenced to life and transported. Nicholas was transported to Van Diemen’s Land on the John Barry. Robert was transported to NSW on the Henry Tanner and Ann was also transported on the Edward with Harriet.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 13th February, 2022 wrote:

Source; CON27 - 1 - 1 Image 19.
Age; 28 years
Trade; House Servant. Needlewoman. Plain Cook
Assigned; Mr. Brathwaite

Penny-Lyn Beale on 13th February, 2022 wrote:

1834 - Source; CON40-1-9 Image 349
Indent No; 251
Trial Date;  9 Dec 1833
Transported for ” Robbery ” [Highway Robbery with Ann Green ....
Status; Single

1849 - Free Pardon; 23 Jan 1849

Convict Changes History

Denis Pember on 19th August, 2014 made the following changes:

gender: f, crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 13th February, 2022 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1806 (prev. 0000), occupation

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