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Peacock, Elizabeth (1774–1799)

Elizabeth Carter, a prostitute, was sentenced to seven years transportation for stealing, with an accomplice, a client's trousers, silver watch, handkerchief, two guineas and five shillings. She arrived in Sydney in 1790 aboard the Lady Juliana as part of the Second Fleet. She married fellow convict Thomas Peacock a few months later. She was buried at Sydney on 26 February 1799.

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  • Carter, Elizabeth



25 February 1799
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years