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Hannah Caffin

Hannah Caffin, one of 80 convicts transported on the Harmony, 12 May 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Hannah Caffin
Aliases: Coffin
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Surrey Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Harmony
Departure date: 12th May, 1827
Arrival date: 27th September, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 79 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 179 (91)
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

Maureen Withey on 30th January, 2021 wrote:

Convict Application to Marry.

John Ovens, per Morley (2), age 21, Free; and Hannah Coffin, per Harmony, age 23, 14 years, Bond. Date of permission, 5 June 1828,  Parramatta, Revd. Samuel Marsden.

Henry Wilkinson, per Guildford 5, age 30, 7 years, free; and Hannah Coffin, per Harmony, age 27, 14 years, Ticket of Leave. Date of permission, 25 Apr 1831, Revd. J. McGarvie.


Absconded Prisoners.
Coffin Hannah. Harmony 27 -2234,  30, Kent, chair caner, 5 feet, fair freckled comp. light brown hair, hazel to dark brown eyes, small scar corner left upper lip, from W. Wilkenson Queen-street, her husband, since June 5.  Third time of absconding.
Sydney Gazette, 17 June 1834.

Convict Index, 1791-1873.

Hannah Caffin, Harmony 1827, Ticket of Leave, 30/494, District, Sydney; Born, Southwark; Trade, Chair caner/ser; Tried, Surrey QS.

Hannah Caffin, Harmony 1827, Ticket of Leave, 31/1050, District, Sydney; Born, Southwark; Trade, Chair caner; Tried, Surrey QS.

Hannah Coffin, Harmony 1827, Certificate of Freedom, 11 May 1841. 41/0584, Wife of Henry Wilkinson, per Guildford 1822) fbs, (as stated on her CF)

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 30th January, 2021 made the following changes:

alias1: Coffin, gender: f

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