Elizabeth Kentwell, Convict "Mary Ann" 1791

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Elizabeth Kentwell (Morris), Convict "Mary Ann" 1791

Birthplace: Bristol, City of Bristol, UK
Death: Died in Castle Hill, Nsw, Australia
Cause of death: HEART FAILURE
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Morris and Hester Morris
Wife of William (I) Kentwell, convict "Admiral Barrington" 1791; Murtagh Shields, convict "Anne" 1801 and Thomas Thompkins, convict "Fortune" 1813
Partner of John Dalton, convict "Albermarle" 1791
Mother of Hannah "Ann" Beckett; Charlotte Williams; John Robert Kentwell; William Cody Kentwell; Maria Kentwell and 4 others

Occupation: HOME DUTIES
Managed by: Andrew Lynch
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About Elizabeth Kentwell, Convict "Mary Ann" 1791

Elizabeth MORRIS was born c1778

At age 12, she was convicted (along with John CLEMENTS and John ROSSITER) of grand larcency and sentenced to 7 years transportation. She arrived in Sydney Cove on 9/7/1791 on "Mary Ann".

Around 1792 she had a relationship with John DALTON which resulted in a daughter Hannah

on 21/1/1796 she married William KENTWELL, and they had 5 children - William Cody, Charlotte, John, Maria, Harriett. Her husband William died in 1809. Due to hardships at this time, she put Charlotte into the Female Orphan Institution.

In 1813 she had a relationship with Murtagh SHIELDS which resulted in a son James Henry.

on 21/8/1820 Elizabeth married Thomas THOMPKINS at Parramatta and they had 2 children (Henry Thomas, Sarah).

Elizabeth died 25/1/1852 Castle Hill - age 74 or 75


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Elizabeth Kentwell, Convict "Mary Ann" 1791's Timeline

August 31, 1777
Bristol, City of Bristol, UK
February 12, 1793
Age 15
New South Wales, Australia
Age 22
NSW, Australia
Age 24
Toongabbie, Nsw, Australia
February 29, 1804
Age 26
Toongabbie, NSW, Australia
Age 28
Age 31
Toongabbie, New South Wales, Australia