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Ann Hanney

Ann Hanney, one of 164 convicts transported on the Cadet, 04 September 1847

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ann Hanney
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1825
Occupation: Nursery maid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Stealing potatoes
Convicted at: Somerset, Wells Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Cadet
Departure date: 4th September, 1847
Arrival date: 2nd January, 1848
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 167 other convicts

References

Primary source: Tasmania Archives CON52/3 p402 and RGD37/8 : 1849/57 RGD37/1/8 no 57
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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Betty Sherry on 24th July, 2013 wrote:

Daughter of Mathias Hanney (York 1829 -Life) Baptised 29 May 1825 All Saints, Publow Somerset

Although she is listed as a married woman she is named as Ann Hanney and her husband as Charles Batt. Ann Hanney sought permission to marry William Smith (a free man) on 23 January 1849. It is not yet confirmed that this marriage took place.
Tasmania Archives, CON Reference CON52/3 p402 & RGD Reference RGD37/8 : 1849/57

The man Ann named as her husband, Charles Batt 22, and his brother William 20, were also transported to VDL. They arrived on the ship ‘Eden ‘ (1) on 5 October 1848. Both were tried at Southampton a? at Winchester, 11 July 1846, found guilty of housebreaking and both received 10 years.
Native Place – Barton Stacey near Andover [Hampshire]
They both say they are single! Both brothers later sought permission to marry. Charles to marry Sarah Ann Lewis (convict) in 1850 and 1851 and William to marry Mary Ann Jagoe (free) in 1852.
Both marriages took place and the brothers had 15 children between them.

Betty Sherry on 20th May, 2015 wrote:

Medical and surgical journal of the female convict ship Cadet for 9 August 1847 to 2 January 1848 by C R Kinnear, Surgeon, during which time the said ship was employed in a passage from England to Hobart Town, Van Diemen’s Land.
o Folio 2: Ann Hannay’s child, aged 7 months; sick or hurt, syphilis; put on sick list, 24 November 1847; discharged 4 January 1848 to hospital.

Betty Sherry on 20th May, 2015 wrote:

Ann sought permission to marry William Smith (Free) on 23 January 1849
There is a marriage of a William Smith (Blacksmith) to Ann Harney (transcription error) on 12 February 1849. She was 23 and he was 28. The marriage was registered at Campbell Town (RGD37/1/8 no 57)
Ann was married in the parish church at Ross and her father Mathias Hanney was a witness.
Two children born to Ann and William Smith - Thomas Smith 30 November 1849 at Ross, Anne Smith 5 June 1853 District of Longford.

Convict Changes History

Betty Sherry on 24th July, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1825, gender, crime

Betty Sherry on 20th May, 2015 made the following changes:

source: UK National Archives Kew ADM 101/15/2 1847-1848 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 203 (103)), occupation

Betty Sherry on 20th May, 2015 made the following changes:

source: Tasmania Archives CON52/3 p402 and RGD37/8 : 1849/57 RGD37/1/8 no 57 (prev. UK National Archives Kew ADM 101/15/2 1847-1848)

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