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Grace Dewhurst (Stevens)

Birthdate: (78)
Birthplace: Gulval, Cornwall, England
Death: November 17, 1902 (78)
Port Frederick, Tasmania, Australia
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Robert Stevens and Martha Stevens
Wife of Charles Blight and Charles Dewhurst, Convict "Roslin Castle" 1828
Mother of John Lachlan Blight; Martha Blight; Sarah Ann Blight; Robert Blight; <private> Dewhurst and 3 others
Sister of Robert Stevens and Mary Anne Stevens

Managed by: Jason Scott Wills
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About Grace Dewhurst

Grave Inscription: In Fond Memory Grace Relict of Charles Dewhurst died 17/11/1902 aged 78 years Them that sleep in Jesus God will bring with him

Grace was a convict on board the Rajah, arriving in Van Diemen's Land in July 1841. The Rajah is well known because of the Rajah Quilt, historic textile which is the only surviving convict quilt made on the voyage from England.

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Grace Dewhurst's Timeline

Gulval, Cornwall, England
Age 21
October 27, 1849
Age 25
TAS, Australia
September 19, 1851
Age 27
June 18, 1863
Age 39
Port Sorell, Tasmania, Australia
May 4, 1866
Age 42
Port Sorell, Tasmania, Australia
November 26, 1870
Age 46
Port Sorell, TAS, Australia