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Celia Wicker

Celia Wicker, one of 170 convicts transported on the Elizabeth and Henry, 11 February 1848

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Celia Wicker
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1828
Occupation: Nurse girl/servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Stealing
Convicted at: Southampton, Newport Isle of Wight Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Elizabeth and Henry
Departure date: 11th February, 1848
Arrival date: 30th June, 1848
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 169 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 255 (129). Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
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

Nell Murphy on 2nd November, 2016 wrote:

Celia WICKER was convicted at Newport on 7 July 1847 for stealing - 2 handkerchiefs. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Elizabeth & Henry’ arriving 30 June 1848.

Single; nurse girl; aged 20yrs; can read; 4’11”; Protestant.
Native place - Isle of Wight
Father - Daniel
Mother - Elizabeth
Brothers - Edward, Dan, Fortunatus (?)
Sisters - Frances, Matilda, Ann (at native place)

6mths Probation Period in Colony.
Station Gang - ‘Anson’ hulk.
Clear Conduct Record

4 Mar 1851: Ticket of Leave granted
14 Dec 1852: Conditional Pardon approved.
12 July 1854: Certificate of Freedom

Application for permission to marry:
21 Jan 1850 - to William Chatfield (transported per ‘Sir Robert Peel’). Approved.

Marriage:
11 Feb 1850: St. Matthew’s Church, New Norfolk, Tasmania.  Celia Wicker, full age, servant - to William Chatfield, full age, bricklayer.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 2nd November, 2016 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 255 (129). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 255

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