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Details for the convict Eleanor Wilson (1823)

Convict Name:Eleanor Wilson
Trial Place:Northumberland (Town of Newcastle upon Tyne) Assizes
Trial Date:17 July 1822
Sentence:7 years
Arrival Details
Ship:Lord Sidmouth (3)
Arrival Year:1823
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NAME: Eleanor Ellen BOOTH nee WILSON

BIRTH: abt 1807 • Dumbartonshire, Scotland.

DEATH: 4 Jun 1871 • Yarra Bend Asylum, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. COD: pleuro-pneumonia on the left side(secondary to choking episode 1 Jun 1871). Age 63 years.

FATHER: James WILSON(not confirmed)

MOTHER: Eleanor Wilson nee ? (not confirmed)

SIBLING/S: Unknown

TRIAL & CONVICTION: Name: Eleanor Wilson. Date of TRIAL: 17 Jul 1822 PLACE: Newcastle Upon Tyne Quarter Sessions, Northumberland, England. CRIME: Larceny; stealing linen (house robbery) worth ~10cents. SENTENCE: 7 years / transportation to Australia.

HUSBAND: William BOOTH (1792-1861).
MARRIED: 23 Aug 1824. PLACE: St. John's Church, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.Volume Number: V B. NSW BDM: V18243395 3B/1824.
CHILDREN: Nine(known) children. Mary Saunders nee Booth, William Booth, Steeby Booth, Margaret Heffer nee Booth, Ellenor Jane "Ellen" Craig nee Booth, James Booth, George Booth, Sanders Booth, Edward Booth.

APPEARANCE: HAIR; Brown, EYES; Brown, HEIGHT; 5' 1 & 3/4". COMPLEXION; Sallow, GENERAL REMARKS; Blue scar on back of little finger left hand.

OCCUPATION: Domestic Servant, Laundress.

Submitted by Researcher (Christine Emery) on 13 August 2017

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  • The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/4, p.201

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