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Elizabeth Rebecca (Furness) Packer (abt. 1804 - 1888)

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Elizabeth Rebecca (Rebecca) Packer formerly Furness aka Furnace, Furniss
Born about in Norwich, Norfolk, England, United Kingdommap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 3 Jul 1827 in Church of England, Wilberforce, New South Wales, Australiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Kurrajong, New South Wales, Australiamap
Profile last modified 24 Mar 2019 | Created 26 Dec 2016
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Rebecca (Furness) Packer was a convict after the Third Fleet transported to New South Wales

Elizabeth was born in about 1804. She passed away in 1888.

Rebecca was tried at Norfolk (Norwich City) Assizes on 30 July 1822 and convicted to transportation for life. Arrived in NSW aboard the Mary III in 1823.[1][2]


  1. UK National Archives: Home Office HO 11/5, p.66
  2. Claim a Convict website: Rebecca Furniss (1823)
  • NSW BDM marriage 216/1827 V1827216 11 and 4086/1827 V18274086 3B at Church of England, Wilberforce between Daniel Packer and Rebecca Furnace
  • "Australia Marriages, 1810-1980," database, FamilySearch ( : 12 December 2014), Daniel Packer and Rebecca Furnace, 03 Jul 1827; citing Wilberforce, New South Wales, Australia, reference ; FHL microfilm 993,950.
  • Census of New South Wales November 1828, ed. by Malcolm R. Sainty and Keith A. Johnson. Sydney: Library of Australian History, 1985
  • Claim a Concict Website

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On 29 Oct 2017 at 03:02 GMT Peter Jones wrote:

Furness-481 and Furness-428 appear to represent the same person because: Duplicated profile

Rebecca is 23 degrees from T S Eliot, 22 degrees from Walter Howe and 18 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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