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Eleanor Williams, one of 97 convicts transported on the Britannia, January 1798
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 239 (120)
||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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D Wong on 18th July, 2015 wrote:
JOHN WILLIAMS, ELEANOR WILLIAMS, Theft > housebreaking, 1st July 1795.
Offence: Theft > housebreaking
Verdict: Guilty > lesser offence
345. JOHN WILLIAMS , otherwise SCHOFIELD , and ELEANOR WILLIAMS were indicted for feloniously breaking and entering the dwelling house of Michael Sullivan, about the hour of six in the afternoon, on the 23d of May , no person being therein, and feloniously stealing two linen shifts, value 2s. a man’s silk handkerchief, value 5s. a kerseymere waistcoat, value 3s. two muslin caps, value 2s. a cotton counterpane, value 1l. a pair of blankets, value 1s. a pair of linen sheets, value 14s. a pair of pillows and pillow cases, value 16s. a linen table cloth, value 7s. six check aprons, value 4s. six pair of cotton stockings, value 6s. three linen handkercheifs, value 3s. four linen towels, value 1s. 6d. the goods of the said Michael Sullivan .
John Williams, GUILTY.(Aged 36.)
Eleanor Williams, GUILTY.
Of stealing only .
Transported for Seven years.
C1798: Married Samuel Perkins (Pitt 1791) – they had 3 sons, , William, Samuel and John.
Samuel Perkins died 7/7/1806.
13/8/1810: Eleanor married James Turner (Perseus and Coromandel 1802) no children listed.
C1828: Eleanor died aged 61.
Denis Pember on 27th March, 2016 wrote:
Baxter, Carol; General Muster of NSW: 1814.
[Ref 1679] Eleanor Williams, Britannia, Off Stores. 3 Children Off Stores. Wife to James Turner.
# These three children would probably be the 3 sons of Samuel Perkins.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 18th July, 2015 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1767 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1828 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime