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Eleanor Walsh

Eleanor Walsh, one of 120 convicts transported on the Canada, March 1810

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Eleanor Walsh
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 26th November, 1776
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: York (Leeds) Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Canada
Departure date: March, 1810
Arrival date: 8th September, 1810
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 121 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 10
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

Michael Walshe on 15th April, 2013 wrote:

Was transported (for stealing dimity, valued at ten pence) with her husband William Walsh and son William (born 1805). William Snr was appointed a constable by Govenor Macquarie three months later serving under Police Superintendent D’Arcy Wentworth. Several years later he retired to become a publican Lord (or Duke) Wellington at 93 Gloucester St, The Rocks which her and Eleanor owned between 1815 & 1825.

lyn on 24th February, 2014 wrote:

Eleanor was accompanied by her husband William Walsh and her young son also called William. Her maiden name was EVANS

lyn on 24th February, 2014 wrote:

Her son William married Harriet Cheers, daughter of Richard Chear /Cheers.

D Wong on 24th February, 2014 wrote:

Eleanor’s husband, William, died in 1825 an she then married James Flynn/Flinn (Guildford 1817). 

He also had a hotel inherited from his previous wife, Alice Murphy who was a widow and she owned the hotel opposite William and Eleanor.  Alice also died in 1825.

In the 1828 census, James and Eleanor do not get a mention, and positive deaths have not been able to be found for them in NSW.

Eleanor’s son William died at the age of 27 and was buried 28/5/1834 and left 5 children.

Convict Changes History

Michael Walshe on 15th April, 2013 made the following changes:

gender, crime

lyn on 24th February, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 26th November, 1776 (prev. 0000), date of death: 14th July, 1898 (prev. 0000)

D Wong on 24th February, 2014 made the following changes:

date of death: 0000 (prev. 14th July, 1898)

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