William Henry Ellis

"One of the most consummate villains that ever existed"

Details of Ellis's offence documented in his conduct record on arrival at Tasmania on board the "Governor Ready" on 31 July 1827.

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Transported for "Embezzlement" Gaoler's report "Good" in hulk "Good" in Ship "Good" S.

Confessed on arrival "For embezzling 6 shillings - Prosecutor Susan Newman - Exeter,

M(other) at Sandford living on her property - I was last in the service of Susan

Newman Grocer, at Exeter - "Single" Protestant -


     Long scar inside left arm 2 bro moles inside left arm scar in centre of forehead

     5’ 4”  – Single Protestant. Brown hair grey eyes