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Eliza Wilson

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

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Eliza Wilson
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1832
Occupation: Nurse girl/servant
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: Robbery with violence
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 - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON41-1-31,241,208,L,80
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

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

Eliza Wilson was tried and convicted, with others, for robbery, with violence, steal clothes at Whitechapel. 7yr transportation sentence. Travelled to Van Diemen’s Land on the ‘Aurora’, arriving Aug 1851.

Nurse girl; Roman Catholic; can read; 19yrs of age; 5’0 3/4”; brown hair; blue eyes; single; scar on upper lip.
Native Place: Rosemary Lane

Ship Surgeon’s Report: bad

1851: New Town Farm
Old Wharf
New Town
Collins St. Hobart
Battery Point, nr Hobart

31/01/1854: Ticket of Leave
18/12/1855: Conditional Pardon

Convict Changes History

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

source, date of birth 1832, gender, occupation, crime

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