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Hannah Dyer

Hannah Dyer, one of 204 convicts transported on the Royal Admiral, 02 May 1842

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Hannah Dyer
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1822
Occupation: House servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Royal Admiral
Departure date: 2nd May, 1842
Arrival date: 24th September, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 204 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 92. Tasmanian Archives.
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

Nell Murphy on 6th February, 2019 wrote:

Hannah (Anna) DYER was convicted at the Central Criminal Court, London on 3 Jan 1842 for housebreaking - stealing money & clothes. 10 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Royal Admiral’ arriving there 24 Sept 1842.

Aged 20 yrs; single woman; house servant & nurse girl; 5’0 3/4” height; can read; Church of England. 
Native place of birth: Bethnal Green, London.
Father & Mother at native place, London.
Brother: Henry
Sisters: Ellen & Martha

Colony of VDL:
Assigned to work services.
5 Jan 1844: Returned to the Crown, being pregnant. (noted on Convict Conduct Record, but no details of child)
1 April 1846: Delivered of a child, Elizabeth, at the Cascades Female Factory, Hobart. (ref. details noted on Convict Conduct Record & 33/1/2 no. 1667. Father not named)
20 April 1847: Ticket of Leave
5 Feb 1850: Conditional Pardon approved
9 Jan 1852: Free Certificate issued.

Application for Permission to Marry:
30 Sept 1847 - John FOGO (per Layton) to Hannah DYER (Royal Admiral).  ref. 52/1/2 pg 341

Marriage:
25 Oct 1847 - John FOGO (however incorrectly indexed as FOYO), aged 28yrs, shoemaker to Anna (Hannah) DYER, aged 28 yrs, spinster, at St. George’s Church of England, Hobart. (ref. 37/1/6 no. 859)

Death of Husband:
5 Aug 1857 - John FOGO, male, aged 33 yrs, born England, residence - Davey St. Hobart, cause - inflamation of the lungs).  ref. 35/1/5 no. 358.

CHILD:
Joseph FOGO (however indexed FOGA) born 4 March 1857 at Hobart, Tasmania.  Father - John FOGO, shoemaker, 157 Davey St. Hobart. Mother - Hannah DYER.  (ref. 33/1/6 no. 320).

SECOND MARRIAGE:
28 Dec 1857 - Hannah FOGO, widow, aged 37 yrs to Thomas W MEDHURST, aged 36 yrs, labourer, at St. George’s Church of England, Hobart. (ref. 37/1/16 no. 265)

CHILDREN:

Frances Sarah MEDHURST born 9 July 1862 at Hobart.

Thomas William MEDHURST born 27 Aug 1866 at Hobart. Father - Thomas W MEDHURST, labourer, Macquarie St. Hobart.
Mother - Hannah MEDHURST (formerly DYER).
ref. 33/1/9 no. 8763

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 6th February, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 92. Tasmanian Archives. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 92), date of birth: 18

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