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Details for the convict Elizabeth Bosanko (1852)

Convict Name:Elizabeth Bosanko
Trial Place:Cornwall (Bodmin) Quarter Sessions
Trial Date:1 July 1851
Sentence:7 years
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Arrival Details
Ship:Anna Maria (2)
Arrival Year:1852
 
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Elizabeth's first husband Richard Bosanko is evidenced later remarried in 1856 to Jecholiah Lemin nee Jenkin (a widow). Additional data for Elizabeth is also held National Archives UK.
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 6 February 2015

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Research notes

Elizabeth Bosank nee arthur was born about 1820 Camborne Cornwall and christened 26 August 1820 Parish Church Camborne Cornwall
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 4 February 2015
Elizabeth was the eldest of seven known children of Anthony Arthur ( a miner) & Elizabeth Trevailer. Siblings were James 1822, Mary 1825, ann 1831, Celia 1834, Caroline 1836 & Anthony 1838
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 4 February 2015
1841 English Census shows all family members except father who has died with Elizabeth Arthur aged 20 (dressing ore). residing at Stennack. Ref; Piece 58 Page 18
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Elizabeth Arthur first married Richard Bosanko (tin miner) in 1847 Redruth Cornwall
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 5 February 2015
Richard Bosanko & Elizabeth had two children ; Thomas Henry b 1848 Redruth & Elizabeth Jane b 1851 Illogan Cornwall. Source; English BDM 6/48 Redruth (8/200) & 6/51 Redruth (9/284)
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 5 February 2015
1851 Crnsus shows family group Richard Besanko (copper miner) Elizabeth (dresser of copper ore) with Thomas 2 & Elizabeth 1m. Residing Carnbrea Village Cornwall. Ref; Folio 414 Page 7
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 5 February 2015
Elizabeth was convicted of "steal two gowns" at Bodmin Quarter Sessions on 1 September 1851 and sentenced to 7 years transportation (second conviction). Source; Tasmanian Archives "Convict Indent"
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Elizabeth arrived Hobart with an alias "Hicks" noted among 200 female convicts and 46 children aboard "Anna Maria" on 26 January 1852. Source; Tasmanian Archives Convict Indents
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With Elizabeth aboard Anna Maria was her daughter Elizabeth Jane Bosanko aged about eight months. Source; Surgeons Journal Anna Maria (W McCrae)
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 5 February 2015
Surgeons Journal indicates that many of the passengers fell ill with Dysentary; Elizabeth (Snr) from 25 Dec to 30 Dec 1851 and her child Elizabeth from 28 December 1851 till arrival Hobart & beyond.
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 5 February 2015
Surgeons Journal further indicates that Elizabeth (Jnr) was transferred to General Hospital on 27 Jan 1852 and later died of Dysentary at that place on 1 March 1852.
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 5 February 2015
Elizabeth (Snr) had been transferred to Cascades female factory where she is evidenced for some time.(Police Number 1138) Source ; Tasmanian Archives Indent & Conduct Records
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 5 February 2015
Elizabeth (Snr) gave birth to an illegitimate child; Richard Bosanko on 21 Apr 1854 who died Hobart of "masasmus" (severe malnutrition) 6 Sept 1855. Source; Tasmanian Archives Conduct & Indent
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Elizabeth secondly married Richard Whittaker (free settler) on 26 Jan 1854 Hobart (Richard died 1855) Source; Tasmanian Archives Marriage Permissions
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Elizabeth thirdly married Patrick Matthews (a free settler) on 25 May 1856 Hobart. Source: Tasmanian Archives Marriage Permissions
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 6 February 2015
Elizabeth had Ticket of Leave dated 27 November 1855 Hobart. Source; Tasmanian Archives Convict Records
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 6 February 2015
The son of Elizabeth's first marriage Thomas Henry Bosanko remained in Cornwall with his father becoming a miner and died late 1861 in Redruth. He is evidenced with his father and stepmother upon 1861
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 6 February 2015
This was Elizabeth's second offence, her first being "shop breaking" conviction 16 Oct 1849 Bodmin QS with six months gaol. Source; England Wales Criminal Registers 1791/1892.
Submitted by Researcher (Brian & Toni ) on 10 February 2015

Disclaimer: The information has not been verified by Claim a Convict. As this information is contributed, it is the responsibility of those who use the data to verify its accuracy.

Sources

  • The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/17, p.231

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