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Elizabeth Wimbridge

Elizabeth Wimbridge, one of 109 convicts transported on the Midas, 22 July 1825

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Elizabeth Wimbridge
Aliases: Elizabeth Wall
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1828
Age: 28 years

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 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Somerset Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Midas
Departure date: 22nd July, 1825
Arrival date: 17th December, 1825
Place of arrival New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 108 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 281 (142)
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

Ann Marie Gould on 25th March, 2020 wrote:

’ she is of a very delicate scrophulous constitution, and has 20 different complaints in a day; headache, cramp in the stomach, pain in her bowels, pain in the right and left sides, back, loins, etc etc, seldom having more than one at a time, but never without one ... She has a large scrophulous tumor on the left side of the neck for which a blister has been applied this afternoon.

22 September 1825: Discharged.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th March, 2022 wrote:

1825 - Conduct Record. CON40-1-9.
Indent No; 76.
Trial; March 1825.
Transported for “Burglary” First Offence.
Status; Single

1828 - 6 Jan. Absconding from her service. Sent to the factory for 2 months

1828 - Burials in the Parish of Hobart Town in the County of Buckingham
No; 405
Abode; Hobart Town
When buried; 1828, 6 May
Age; 24 years
Ship’s Name; Midas
Quality or profession. Convict

Convict Changes History

Ann Marie Gould on 25th March, 2020 made the following changes:

alias1: Wall (alias) (prev. Wall (Alias)), date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1828 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th March, 2022 made the following changes:

alias1: Elizabeth Wall (prev. Wall (alias))

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