Elizabeth Johnstone

A convict woman, convicted at Bristol Session of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery, who was sentenced to 14 years transportation per Lord Melville I (1) (1817), later incarcerated at the Parramatta Female Factory.


Names

  • Alternate: Elizabeth Matthews
  • Alternate: Elizabeth Hartley

Relationships

  • Spouse of William Johnstone (of Windsor)

Police Reports

ELIZABETH JOHNSTONE was charged by her husband, with having absconded from her home and family thrice within the last 5 weeks, and with living in a state of prostitution. Sentenced to the 3d Class in the Factory for 6 weeks.

See Original:Police Reports. SYDNEY,” Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 – 1842), Saturday 25 November 1826, p.3

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CAUTION TO THE PUBLIC.

WHEREAS my WIFE, ELIZABETH JOHNSTONE, formerly ELIZABETH MATTHEWS, alias HARTLEY, per ship Lord Melville, having given me sufficient cause to banish her from my home, I have done so; but, as I intend to make her such Allowance as may be deemed prudent and sufficient, I hereby caution all Persons from giving her Credit on my account from this date.

WILLIAM JOHNSTONE

Windsor, May 15th, 1830

See Original: “Classified Advertising,” Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 – 1842) Tuesday 25 May 1830, p.3

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I, ELIZABETH JOHNSTONE, lawful Wife of WILLIAM JOHNSTONE, late of Windsor, deceased, request all lawful Claims on the Estate, to be lodged with Mr. MICHAEL MCQUADE, of Windsor, for the purpose of making arrangements for their settlement, on or before the 11th August, Instant, as it is my intention to Administer to his Effects.

ELIZABETH JOHNSTONE

Windsor, August 1, 1831

See Original: “Classified Advertising,” Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 – 1842), Thursday 4 August 1831, p.2


Sources


Lists

# Convict

# Ship: Lord Melville I (1) (1817)

# Sentence: 14 Years Transportation

# Second Female Factory

# Year: 1826

# Third Class