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Susannah Harris

Susannah Harris, one of 101 convicts transported on the Lucy Davidson, 10 July 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Susannah Harris
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1803
Occupation: Servant
Date of Death: 10th March, 1887
Age: 84 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Shop lifting
Convicted at: Salop (Town and Liberties of Ludlow) Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lucy Davidson
Departure date: 10th July, 1829
Arrival date: 29th November, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 100 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 109 (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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Community Contributions

D Wong on 30th July, 2015 wrote:

Susannah Harris was 16 years old when transported for ‘stealing/shoplifting’.

Susanah was 5’4 ½” tall, fair complexion, light brown hair, dark hazel eyes.

5/12/1831: Married David Lunt (John Barry 1821) – they had 1 child, Thomas born 1832.

Susannah absconded from David LUNT in March 1834 – she then entered a 25 year relationship with Joseph Stevens and had a further 11 children.
1836: COF

10/3/1887: Susannah died at Bathurst.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 30th July, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1803 (prev. 0000), date of death: 10th March, 1887 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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