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Hannah Edmunds

Hannah Edmunds, one of 140 convicts transported on the Henry Wellesley, 17 July 1837

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Hannah Edmunds
Aliases: Anna Edmunds
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: 1839
Age: 38 years

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 7 years

Crime: Stealing money
Convicted at: Glamorgan Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Henry Wellesley
Departure date: 17th July, 1837
Arrival date: 22nd December, 1837
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 139 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 96
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 16th February, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, St. John’s Parramatta, Burials
No; 143
Name; Anna Edmunds
Abode;  Parramatta
Date of death; 10 July 1839
Date of burial; 11 July 1839
Age; 26 years
Details; Female factory. Ship; Henry Wellesley

Penny-Lyn Beale on 24th February, 2021 wrote:

Indent No; 64
Read & write, Baptist, Married - 1 Male and 2 female children.
Native Place; Pembroke-shire

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 16th February, 2021 made the following changes:

alias1: Anna Edmunds, date of birth: 1813 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1839 (prev. 0000), gender: f

Penny-Lyn Beale on 24th February, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1801 (prev. 1813), occupation, crime

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