1842 Elizabeth Barrett

Convicted of the murder by drowning of her 9 month daughter Ellen in April 1842 in Cheadle, Cheshire. Death sentence commuted to transportation for life. She was sent to Tasmania, arriving there 20th January 1843 on board the Garland Grove.
She received a conditional pardon in 1854

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