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Eliza Williams

Eliza Williams, one of 232 convicts transported on the Aurora, 22 April 1851

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Eliza Williams
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1823
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 9th July, 1851
Age: 28 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: Stealing
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Aurora
Departure date: 22nd April, 1851
Arrival date: 10th August, 1851
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 233 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 118. Tasmanian Archives
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

Anonymous on 12th April, 2012 wrote:

Eliza, aged 28yrs, was found guilty at Central Criminal Court London, together with a John Moram, of stealing from a gentleman. Sentenced to 7 yrs transportation. Travelled on the Aurora, voy. 341 but died at sea on 9 July 1851. Never arrived Van Diemens Land.

Carol Axton-Thompson on 6th January, 2013 wrote:

Cause of death recorded by ship surgeon - dysenteria. Aged 28yrs.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 12th April, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 1851-07-09, gender f

Carol Axton-Thompson on 6th January, 2013 made the following changes:

source, date of birth 1823

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