Elizabeth Fitzgerald, Convict, Lady Penrhyn 1788

Born 1760. Crime: Shoplifting, Steal 1 cotton gown. Tried: Old Bailey, 13 December 1786. Sentence: 7 years transportation. The Proceedings of the Old Bailey Ref: t17861213-106. Elizabeth was on rations in Sydney in 1788.

Elizabeth arrived on Norfolk Island aboard HMS Sirius in March 1790,  disembarking at Cascade Norfolk Island on 14 March 1790. Elizabeth left Norfolk Island for Sydney, aboard the Kitty in March 1793.

1806 Elizabeth Fitzgerald: Lives with Thomas Wright, Concubine with 3 natural female children (Mary, Susannah and Sarah Jane).

Children of Elizabeth Fitzgerald.

  1. Mary FITZGERALD, born February 1791 Norfolk Island. Left Norfolk Island for Sydney with her mother Elizabeth Fitzgerald, aboard the Kitty in March 1793.
  2. Susannah FITZGERALD, born February 1791 Norfolk Island. Left Norfolk Island for Sydney with her mother Elizabeth Fitzgerald, aboard the Kitty in March 1793
  3. Sarah Jane WRIGHT, born 28 August 1798 Parramatta, she was baptised 24 July 1799 St Johns Parramatta, daughter of daughter of Thomas Wright and Elizabeth Fitzgerald.

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