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Hannah Fozer

Hannah Fozer, one of 190 convicts transported on the America, 30 December 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Hannah Fozer
Aliases: Hannah Tozer
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Devon (Exeter City) Gaol Delivery and Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: America
Departure date: 30th December, 1830
Arrival date: 9th May, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 181 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 546
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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Maureen Withey on 20th April, 2020 wrote:

Tasmanian Conduct Record: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON40-1-9$init=CON40-1-9p187
74. Hannah Tozer. Per America. Tried at Devon 12 July 1830, 7 years. Transported for Stealing a half crown. Gaol report, Convicted before of uttering base coin. Married, 5 children. Stated this offence, Stealing half a crown, once one month for uttering base coin. Married, 5 children, husband Henry Tozer, a traveller.
May 24 1833.  Returned to female house of Correction for assignment in the Interior to break off her bad connexions in Hobart Town.
Hobart Town Courier, 7 July 1837,
The period for which the undermentioned persons were transported, expiring at the date placed after their respective names, certificates of their freedom may be obtained then, or at any subsequent period, upon application at the Muster Master’s Office, Hobart town, or at that of a Police Magistrate in the interior :
Hannah Tozer 12 July 1837, America;

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 20th April, 2020 made the following changes:

alias1: Hannah Tozer, gender: f

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