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Beilby, Elizabeth (?–1790)

Elizabeth Beiby, wife of William Beilby, was convicted of receiving stolen goods at the York Assizes on 14 March 1789. She was sentenced to fourteen years transportation.  She was held at York and sent to board the convict transport Neptune, late in that year. Elizabeth died on the voyage.

* information from Michael Flynn, The Second Fleet: Britain's Grim Convict Armada of 1790 (1993), p 644

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'Beilby, Elizabeth (?–1790)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/beilby-elizabeth-30244/text37524, accessed 17 May 2021.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

England

Death

1790
at sea

Cause of Death

unknown

Cultural Heritage
Passenger Ship
Occupation
Key Events
Convict Record

Crime: receiving stolen goods
Sentence: 14 years