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Elizabeth Winter

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

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Elizabeth Winter
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Receiving stolen property
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

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 281 (142) Thelma McKay 'Van Diemens Land Early Marriages 1803-1840' Phillip Tardif 'Notorious Strumpets and Dangerous Girls-Women In VDL 1803-1929'
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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iain Frazier on 9th July, 2021 wrote:

Elizabeth (Winter) is mother of Charlotte & also was convicted in Somerset Assizes in 1825 of receiving stolen goods, with her daughter, & sentenced to 14yrs transportation.  She is described as good in gaol, her character unknown.
Elizabeth (Winter) was married but estranged for 12months at the time; she had a son in Australia assigned to Mr? (Jellico).  She had earlier been taken before the judges for stealing worsted goods and discharged.
There are several males on this Website with the (Winter) surname, but not one that truly could be identified to this family.
Elizabeth (Winter) was assigned to Mr?. (Basstian) On 9 1 1826 she was found out after hours & disobedient to her Masters orders resulting in confinement in a cell on bread & water 1week & returned to her Master.
Then on 2 2 1826 she was again found absent from service for several days & sent to a Factory (Crime Class).
She was next assigned to Mr? (Boyd) where she continued with repeated neglect of duty & insolence & on 10 7 1826 she was sent to a Factory for assignment in the country.
On 7 9 1827, at a Factory, she was in the habit of singing obscene songs in the evenings, resulting in being locked up in the Ward for 3days.
At the time of the 1832 & 1833 Musters she was assigned to Mr? (Castles).  In the 1835 Muster she was shown as assigned to her husband.
Elizabeth (Winter) was Free by Servitude on 29 3 1839.

Charlotte (Winter) has an entry on this Website.

Convict Changes History

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

gender: f, crime

iain Frazier on 9th July, 2021 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 281 (142) Thelma McKay 'Van Diemens Land Early Marriages 1803-1840' Phillip Tardif 'Notorious Strumpets and Dangerous Girls-Women In VDL 1803-1929' (pr

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