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Helen Grant

Helen Grant, one of 90 convicts transported on the Princess Charlotte, 27 March 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Helen Grant
Aliases: Hughes (alias)
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1792
Occupation: House servant
Date of Death: 1836
Age: 44 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 14 years

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Edinburgh Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Princess Charlotte
Departure date: 27th March, 1827
Arrival date: 6th August, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 89 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 139 (71)
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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 24th December, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
Princess Charlotte - 1827
Name; Helen Grant for Hughes. Age; 35.
No; 76
Reads, Catholic, Widow - 1 child
Native County; Londonderry
Trade; House servant
Offence; House breaking
Trial; Edinboro’ - 27 Dec 1826 - 14 years
Height; 5 ft. 1 1/2
Complexion; Much freckled, slightly pock pitted
Hair; Dk Brown
Eyes; Dk Brown
Assigned; A Beverage, Sydney
Additional Remarks; DIED on the 8 December 1836 as stated in Windsor Bench letter 36/9523

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 24th December, 2020 made the following changes:

alias1: Hughes (alias) (prev. Hughes (Alias)), date of birth: 1792 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1836 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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