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Hannah Dyer, one of 204 convicts transported on the Royal Admiral, 02 May 1842
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 92. Tasmanian Archives.
||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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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.
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
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.
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).
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)
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