Deborah ELLAM

Family name(s) ELLAM, ELIAS
Given name(s) Deborah
Alternate name(s)
Sex Female
Occupation No trade recorded
Age when departed England 20
Trial date 13 August 1784
Trial place Chester, Cheshire
Crimes Stealing clothing
Value of crimes 36 shillings
Original sentence Transportation
Transported for 7 years
Ship Prince of Wales
Date left colony
Date of Death 3 June 1819


On 5 December 1788 she brought a complaint against her husband after a dispute. It was considered trivial and she received 25 lashes.She died “universally respected by her numerous friends and acquaintances.”