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Buckridge, Eleanor (Ellen) (1765–1843)

Eleanor Gott was sentenced to three years transportation for the theft of various articles. She arrived in Sydney in June 1790 aboard the Neptune as part of the Second Fleet. She married Joseph Wright on 13 December of that year at St Phillip's Church of England, Sydney. Following his death in 1811 she married Daniel Buckridge on 31 March 1812 at St Matthew's Church of England Windsor.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Wright, Eleanor
  • Gott, Eleanor
  • Wright, Elinor
  • Buckeridge, Eleanor

26 October, 1765
Liverpool, Lancashire, England


28 April, 1843 (aged 77)
Pitt Town, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Crime: theft
Sentence: 3 years