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Elizabeth Warhurst

Elizabeth Warhurst, one of 80 convicts transported on the Harmony, 12 May 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Elizabeth Warhurst
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing clothes
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Harmony
Departure date: 12th May, 1827
Arrival date: 27th September, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 79 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 176
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

D Wong on 23rd February, 2020 wrote:

Elizabeth Warhurst was listed as 16 years old on arrival.

Native Place: Manchester.

Elizabeth was 5’4¾” tall, fresh fair complexion, sandy flaxen hair, hazel eyes, well looking.

Assigned to M. D. Meares, Windsor.

7/5/1829: Permission to marry Patrick Donnelly (Medina 1823) - Patrick was 25 and had a TOL - Elizabeth was 18 and on Bond.

1829: Married at the Church of England, Abercrombie District, Bathurst.  Elizabeth listed as Walhurst on the NSW BDM.
No children listed.

16/1/1834: Certificate of Freedom.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 23rd February, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1811 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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