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Elizabeth Watts

Elizabeth Watts, one of 99 convicts transported on the Competitor, 09 June 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Elizabeth Watts
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Milliner
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Shop lifting
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Competitor
Departure date: 9th June, 1828
Arrival date: 10th October, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 98 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 414
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

Tony Beale on 4th November, 2020 wrote:

UK, Royal Navy Medical Journals, 1817-1856 for Elizabeth Watts Competitor age 20 synocha - fever. Treated as previously including inducing the sweats and laxatives

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 Bound Indentures From London read and write single protestant 2 previous convictions 4’ 10” sallow complexion dark brown hair grey eyes. assigned to G T Palmer

New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 10/1/1835 cert no 35/6

New South Wales, Australia, Registers of Convicts’ Applications to Marry, 1826-1851
Granted 1830
Elizabeth Watts 22 bond (7yrs) per ship competitor to marry Michael Cooper free per ship Fame Rev J J Therry

Tony Beale on 4th November, 2020 wrote:

Old Bailey online

Elizabeth Watts b. 1807, 5 records

53. ELIZABETH WATTS was indicted for stealing, on the 23d of November , 2 pairs of gloves, value 2s., the goods of John Savage - also 3 ozs. weight of tea, value 1s. 6d., the goods of Richard Clarke - also 1 pair of stockings, value 2s. , the goods of William Cant .

To which indictments the prisoner pleaded.

GUILTY. Aged 20.

Judgement Respited .

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 4th November, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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