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Elizabeth SHURY

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Hello,

Elizabeth Shury (aka Elizabeth Shurry, Shurey, Shirley, Shurley)

1838 - imprisoned for larceny in Berkshire
1840 - imprisoned in Oxford Gaol
1843 - charged with steal in Oxford Assizes

Transported in 1843 - 15 years

Born Berkshire 1821-1827 ** age varies in all the records

I'd like a look up please for Elizabeth in 1841.

Possibly in Oxfordshire in 1841 although not born in that county and I noticed these two:

Elizabeth Shirley
England and Wales Census, 1841
birth: 1826 Oxfordshire
census: 1841 Adderbury, East, Oxfordshire, England

Eliza Shurley
England and Wales Census, 1841
birth: 1826 Oxfordshire
census: 1841 Barford St Michael, Oxfordshire, England

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HI Dave, this may be her at school

1841 England Census about Elizabeth Shurry
Name: Elizabeth Shurry
Age: 15
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1826
Gender: Female
Civil parish: St Mary Islington East
Hundred: Ossulstone (Finsbury Division)
County/Island: Middlesex
Country: England
Registration district: Islington
Sub-registration district: Islington East
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 664
Book: 13
Folio: 29
Page Number: 20
Name Age
Elizabeth Ropers 15
Eladia Harrison 20
Ether Barker 15
Ann Fenton 15
Mary Winter 15
Rebecca Winter 15
Mary Kelsall 15
Helen Welson 13
Rebecca Halley 15
Mary Ann Aughtre 15
Elizabeth Shurry 15
Jane Philpott 25
 

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Don't know if this is any help Dave:

Piece: 881 Book/Folio: 15/8 Page: 10
Registration District: Henley & Watlington
Civil Parish: Nettlebed
Address: Nettlebed Common, Nettlebed
County: OxfordshireSHURY, Charles 45 1796 Oxfordshire
SHURY, Susannah 40 Oxfordshire
SHURY, David 15 Oxfordshire
SHURY, Elizabeth 10 Oxfordshire
SHURY, John M 8 Oxfordshire

Oops, Sorry Way out in age
 

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1841 England Census about Elizabeth Shurey
Name: Elizabeth Shurey
Age: 15
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1826
Gender: Female
Where born: Middlesex, England
Civil parish: St Andrew By The Wardrobe
Hundred: London Within the Walls
County/Island: Middlesex
Country: England
Registration district: London
Sub-registration district: London South West
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 719
Book: 13
Folio: 4
Page Number: 3
Name Age
Caroline Shurey 50
Ann Shurey 20
Elizabeth Shurey 15
Caroline Shurey
 

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Don't know if this is any help Dave:

Piece: 881 Book/Folio: 15/8 Page: 10
Registration District: Henley & Watlington
Civil Parish: Nettlebed
Address: Nettlebed Common, Nettlebed
County: OxfordshireSHURY, Charles 45 1796 Oxfordshire
SHURY, Susannah 40 Oxfordshire
SHURY, David 15 Oxfordshire
SHURY, Elizabeth 10 Oxfordshire
SHURY, John M 8 Oxfordshire

Oops, Sorry Way out in age
May be worth considering if age rounded down, though she may be classed as a child..
 

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Here's a possibility in Berkshire:-

Piece: 11 Book/Folio: 14/5 Page: 4
Registration District: Cookham
Civil Parish: White Waltham:
Address: Hollow Way, White Waltham County: Berkshire
STREET, Robert 27 1814 Berkshire
STREET, Harriet 26 1815
SHOREY, Elizabeth 16 1825 Berkshire
 

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Australian Convict Transportation Registers – Other Fleets & Ships, 1791-1868
Name: Elizabeth Shury
Vessel: Emma Eugenia
Convicted Date: 25 Feb 1843
Voyage Date: 16 Nov 1843
Colony: Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land)
Place of Conviction: Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

Edit - puts her birth date at 1819 according to one tree ?
 

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Hello Woody,

Good to see you back. :)

Thanks for looking. This is not an easy one. Elizabeth ended up being convicted 3 or perhaps 4 times and was transported in 1843. Age in records varies a lot as does her surname.

Father = James and mother not listed. Brothers John and Henry. Sisters Harriet, Mary and (H)Ester. Looks like native place is Hurley, Berkshire. I found these possible baptisms for siblings who may have died by 1843.

Richard Shury
England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
birth: 6 Dec 1821
christening: 9 Dec 1821 HURLEY, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND
parents: James Shury, Martha

Ann Shury
England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
birth: 2 Jul 1823
christening: 27 Jul 1823 HURLEY, BERKSHIRE, ENGLAND
parents: James Shury, Martha


Considering where Elizabeth was in 1840 and 1843 I thought she would probably be in Oxfordshire in 1841 either in prison or in a workhouse or ...
 
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Hello Geoff,

Sister of Harriet SHURLEY/SHIRLEY transported on the same vessel in 1843.

Married convict George COLLINS in Tasmania where she died in 1879. I hope the death reg lists both parents.

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Australia Death Index, 1787-1985
Name: Elizabeth Collins
Death Date: 13 Mar 1879
Death Place: Tasmania
Age: 55
Mother's name: George
Registration Year: 1879
Registration Place: Hamilton, Tasmania
Registration number: 254
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1824
 

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Unless her mother was Martha GEORGE. I'm guessing it's Martha.

We know father = James and Hurley, Berkshire and I could find only one family.

I wonder if any other siblings got transported.

Can anything be found of Elizabeth's earlier convictions?

In post #1 I added the two in Oxfordshire on the assumption one might be wrong saying born in county.
 

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Name: James Shurley
Birth: in England, United Kingdom
Death: 1850 in Maidenhead, Berkshire, England

Marriage Martha Unk
Children
Elizabeth Shurey b: abt 1816 in Hurley, England
Harriett Shurey


Marriage 1 George Collins b: 20 Aug 1815 in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
Married: Church of Scotland 27 Oct 1845 in Bothwell, Tasmania
 

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England & Wales, Criminal Registers, 1791-1892 about Elizabeth Shurey
Name: Elizabeth Shurey
Age: 17
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1825
Date of Trial: 4 Apr 1842
Trial Year: 1842
Location of Trial: Berkshire, England
Sentence: Imprisonment
[Fraud, one month]
 

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England & Wales, Criminal Registers, 1791-1892
Name: Elizabeth Shury
Age: 16
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1822
Date of Trial: 16 Oct 1838
Trial Year: 1838
Location of Trial: Berkshire, England
Sentence: Imprisonment
[Larceny, 6 months]
 

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England & Wales, Criminal Registers, 1791-1892
Name: Elizabeth Shury
Age: 17
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1824
Date of Trial: 19 Oct 1841
Trial Year: 1841
Location of Trial: Buckinghamshire, England
Sentence: Imprisonment
[Fraud, 4 months]
 

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