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Ellen Walsh/neeves

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ellen Walsh/neeves
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1829
Occupation: Country servant
Date of Death: 17th January, 1871
Age: 42 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Receiving
Convicted at: Ireland, Limerick
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Blackfriar
Departure date: 24th January, 1851
Arrival date: 29th May, 1851
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 188 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 21st June, 2014 wrote:

Ellen Walsh was convicted at Limerick on 13/04/1850 for receiving stolen goods, although it also states “burning hay”. 15 yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Blackfriar’ arriving 29/05/1851.

Carol Axton-Thompson on 21st June, 2014 wrote:

Aged 22yrs; country servant; single; dark complexion; brown hair; blue eyes; Roman Catholic; 5’; native place - Co. Limerick.

Assignments of service in Colony.

Married George Dawe 09/11/1853 Hobart district (ref. 511/1853-37).

21/02/1854: Resisting a Constable - 6mths hard labour.

Ticket of Leave 03/10/1854

Conditional Pardon 17/06/1856

Died (inquest stated natural causes) 17/10/1871 Hobart Town.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 21st June, 2014 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 15 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. ), firstname: Ellen, surname: Walsh, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1829, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

Carol Axton-Thompson on 21st June, 2014 made the following changes:

date of death: 17th January, 1871 (prev. 0000)

Nell Murphy on 17th November, 2016 made the following changes:

surname: Walsh/neeves (prev. Walsh)

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