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Louisa Wright

Louisa Wright, one of 191 convicts transported on the Garland Grove, 07 September 1842

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Louisa Wright
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1821
Occupation: Servant of all work
Date of Death: 2nd August, 1864
Age: 43 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 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Garland Grove
Departure date: 7th September, 1842
Arrival date: 20th January, 1843
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 190 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 198
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

D Wong on 19th May, 2015 wrote:

Louisa Wright was 21 years old on arrival and was transported for Larceny – ‘stealing a watch’.

Louisa was 4’9” tall, fair complexion, light brown hair, grey eyes, scar on forefinger of left hand, mole on right side, single, can read.

Louisa gave birth to an illegitimate child Circa May 1845.

13/6/1845: Married Frederick Pointon (‘Sarah 1836’) at Longford, Tasmania.  They had 9 children.

2/8/1864: Louisa died aged 43 of bronchitis and was buried in Deloraine, Tasmania.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 19th May, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1821 (prev. 0000), date of death: 2nd August, 1864 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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