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Celia Wicker, one of 170 convicts transported on the Elizabeth and Henry, 11 February 1848
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 255 (129). Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
||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 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.
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