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Isabella Watkins

Isabella Watkins, one of 180 convicts transported on the Garland Grove, 14 June 1841

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Isabella Watkins
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1823
Occupation: Plain cook, house servant
Date of Death: 3rd November, 1890
Age: 67 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 7 years

Crime: Robbery
Convicted at: Surrey Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Garland Grove
Departure date: 14th June, 1841
Arrival date: 10th October, 1841
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 178 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 342
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 1st November, 2012 wrote:

Isabella was 22 years old on arrival, she stole 2 shawls.

Goal Report: Bad - Convicted before.

Isabella was 4’11 1/2” tall, grey eyes, brown hair, single-lived last 2 years by thieving, E on right arm.

7/1/1842: Married Francis Colgrave at Avoca, Francis was transported per Circassian 1833 but was now free.  They had 8 children.

Mark Bretherton on 22nd October, 2016 wrote:

Marriage Nov 14 1842

Convict Changes History

kaleb on 1st November, 2012 made the following changes:

gender, crime

D Wong on 1st November, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1822, date of death 3rd November, 1890, gender, occupation, crime

D Wong on 1st November, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1820, date of death 3rd November, 1890, occupation

Mark Bretherton on 22nd October, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1823 (prev. 1820)

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