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Hannah Browning

Hannah Browning, one of 220 convicts transported on the Sir Robert Sippings [Seppings], 17 March 1852

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Hannah Browning
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1832
Occupation: Laundress
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Kent Assizes at Maidstone
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Sir Robert Seppings
Departure date: 17th March, 1852
Arrival date: 7th August, 1852
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 221 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 371 (188)
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

Bryan Pready on 29th June, 2020 wrote:

Hannah Browning was sick during the voyage to Tasmania.  The Surgeon recorded:

“Folio 19: Hannah Browning, aged 22, Convict; disease or hurt, menorrhagia. Put on sick list, 12 May 1852, at sea. Discharged, 19 May 1852. A ‘young woman of a full habit of body of healthy appearance’, she complained of profuse catamenial flow which had lasted 24 hours’.”

Source: The National Archives (UK), ADM 101/68/4 - Medical and surgical journal of the convict ship Sir Robert Seppings , for 16 March to 16 July 1852 by Dr L T Cunningham,Surgeon.

Bryan Pready on 29th June, 2020 wrote:

Transported for Housebreaking and Larceny
Trade: Laundress and Needlewoman
Single, Age 20
Native place: Marylebone

Source: CON 41/1/34 Image 148

Marriage Permission to William King (“Nile”) 28 March 1853

Source: CON 52/1/6

Convict Changes History

Bryan Pready on 29th June, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1830 (prev. 0000), gender: f

Bryan Pready on 29th June, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1832 (prev. 1830), occupation, crime

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