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My first ancestor transportation

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My 4x g grandmother Elizabeth Lesurf nee Collier aged 25 giving a birth of c1787 was transported for seven years for stealing in 1812 on the ship Wanstead. I found lots of information from the Australian end but can't find a baptism for her. It's been suggested that her parents were Abraham and Elizabeth, but as she was a weaver I haven't found an Abraham who was one and the only marriage I could find at the correct time is an Abraham Collier to an Elizabeth Veasey in Warwickshire.

Her first marriage in Shoreditch to William Lesurf was in 1806 making her 19, but as he was born in 1770 I'm not sure the DOB is correct. There was a James Collier who was a witness at her wedding, who I thought may be her father or brother. I found a baptism in 1781 Shoreditch to a James and Ann Collier and was wondering if this may be her?? But then she wouldn't have been 25 when she was transported.

Many thanks
Amanda
 
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