Elizabeth DUDGEON

Family name(s) DUDGEON, DUDGENS
Given name(s) Elizabeth
Alternate name(s)
Sex Female
Occupation No trade recorded
Age when departed England 23
Trial date 10 September 1783
Trial place Old Bailey, London
Crimes Stealing cash
Value of crimes 199 shillings
Original sentence Transportation
Transported for 7 years
Ship Friendship
Date left colony
Date of Death


Partner in the original crime was Susannah Garth. Their drunken victim had staggered to Dugeon’s bed to sleep it off. Guilty of return from transport following the Mercury mutiny.Report from Dunkirk hulk was that she was behaving “better than formerly”.