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Agnes Waters, one of 219 convicts transported on the Duchess of Northumberland, 25 November 1852
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 606. Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
||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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Nell Murphy on 14th December, 2017 wrote:
Agnes WATERS was convicted at Edinburgh, Scotland on 15 March 1852 for theft of a gown. Previous convictions. 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Duchess of Northumberland’ arriving 21 April 1853.
Single woman; aged 22 yrs; laundress; 5’1 1/4”; Presbyterian religion; can read & write.
Native place of birth: Leith, Scotland.
Father: John (ref. Convict indent record)
Brothers: William & Darby (ref. Convict indent record)
Work services in the Colony.
1853: Absent - 4 mths hard labour.
1854: Absent - 2 mths hard labour.
1855: Application for permission to marry - to James Yule (free or free by servitude). Approved.
4 May 1855: Marriage to James Youle (ref. 37/1/14 no. 833) registration and notation in Conduct Record book - note change in spelling of surname of James Youle) at the home of M McKelly (McKiely), Launceston, VDL, according to rites of the Church of Scotland. James - bachelor, full age. Agnes - widow, full age. Witnesses - Patrick & Mary Ann Giblin.
4 May 1856: birth of female child, at Launceston. Father - James Youl, baker, Balfour St. Launceston. Mother - Agnes Youl nee Waters. (ref. 33/1/34 no. 682)
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 14th December, 2017 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 606. Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 60