Collection E1 - Daniel Ellis - convict record

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Daniel Ellis - convict record


  • 1826-1846 (Creation)

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1 document

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Daniel Ellis, trade quarry man and carter, was convicted in 1829 and transported to Van Diemens Land. In 1834 he was sentenced to a further 7 years at Port Arthur.

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Purchased from Hobart second-hand shop in 1920s by R.W. Marsh of Victoria, sent to Tasmanian State Library by C.A. McCallum 1954, transferred from Archives Office of Tasmania sometime after 1954

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One parchment document of the convict record of Daniel Ellis, No 266 per Manlius, tried Lincoln 18 July 1829, transported for 7 years and again 7 years 1834, offence stealing bundle of draper's goods. Record includes description (trade quarry man and carter, aged 28 in 1834, dark complexion, tattooed etc) and conduct record (hulk report bad, numerous charges of stealing, neglect of duty, absconsion etc brought by employer, Archer 1831-1834, further sentence, conduct at Port Arthur bad), recommended for conditional pardon 7n/46.

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact

When reusing this material, please cite the reference number and provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections”

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PP 12/1/18




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