Elizabeth Lindsay (1793–)

ELIZABETH LINDSAY was a convict who was tried and convicted at the Old Bailey, London on 2 December 1812 and sentenced death. On 18 January 1813, the sentence was commuted to transportation for life per Wanstead (1814). On arrival in the colony, she was sent to the first Parramatta Female Factory, i.e. the Factory Above the Gaol, which was located at present-day Prince Alfred Square, Parramatta, including land now occupied by the Riverside Theatres.


Names

  • Alternate: ELIZABETH LINDSEY (c.f. Old Bailey trial record)

Timeline

  • Born: 1793
  • Tried and convicted for violent theft: 2 December 1812, Old Bailey, London, England
  • Sentenced to death: 2 December 1812, Old Bailey, London, England
  • Sentence commuted to transportation for life: 18 January 1813, Old Bailey, London, England
  • Sailed to the colony of New South Wales per Wanstead: 24 August 1813, Spithead, England
  • Arrived in the colony of New South Wales per Wanstead: 9 January 1814, Port Jackson, New South Wales
  • Forwarded to the first Parramatta Female Factory, the Factory Above the Gaol: 13 January 1814, Factory Above the Gaol, (present-day Prince Alfred Square, Parramatta)

Law Reports


Relationships

  • Partner in crime: GEORGE ELLIS
  • Partner in crime: EDWARD LLOYD

Sources


Lists

# Convict

# Trial Place: Old Bailey

# Sentence: Death (commuted)

# Punishment: Transportation for Life

# Ship: Wanstead (1814)

# Factory Above the Gaol


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