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Amelia Hatfield

Amelia Hatfield, one of 110 convicts transported on the Northampton, December 1814

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Amelia Hatfield
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1792
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 9th May, 1841
Age: 49 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Forgery
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Northampton
Departure date: December, 1814
Arrival date: 18th June, 1815
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 109 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 192
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 13th August, 2020 wrote:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (http://www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 13 August 2020), May 1814, trial of AMELIA HATFIELD (t18140525-16).
AMELIA HATFIELD, Royal Offences > coining offences, 25th May 1814.

475. AMELIA HATFIELD was indicted for that she, on the 4th of May , feloniously had in her custody and possession, a certain forged bank note for the payment of 1 l .

To this indictment the prisoner pleaded GUILTY .

Transported for Fourteen Years .

Second Middlesex jury, before Mr. Recorder.

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Colonial Secretary Index.

HATFIELD, Amelia. Per “Northampton”, 1815.

1815 Jun 19 - On list of female convicts on board “Northampton” (Reel 6045; 4/1732 pp.159, 161)
1815 Jun 23 - On list of convicts disembarked from the “Northampton” to be employed at the Factory at Parramatta; with three children (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.103)
1818 Apr 28, May 5 - Re permission to marry at Liverpool (Reel 6006; 4/3498 p.206)
1818 Jul - Wife of John Hatfield, deceased. Her son John on return of orphans (Reel 6047; 4/1740 p.255)
1819 Jan 1 - Son John admitted to Male Orphan School (Fiche 3307; 4/7208 pp.3-4)
1819 Jun 30, Jul 5 - Re permission to marry at Liverpool (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.167)
1820 Apr 3 - Re permission to marry at Sydney (Reel 6007; 4/3501 p.328)
1823 Jan 8 - Petition of Amelia Hatfield for Thomas Hatfield to be admitted to Male Orphan Institution (Reel 6040; 4/400 p.53)
1823 Jan 8 - Thomas Hatfield admitted to Male Orphan School (Fiche 3307; 4/7208 pp.9-10)

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Her three children:

HATFIELD, Harriet. Daughter of Amelia Hatfield.

1815 Jun 19 - On list of persons on board “Northampton” (Reel 6045; 4/1732 pp.159, 161)

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HATFIELD, John.

1815 Jun 19 - On list of persons on board “Northampton” (Reel 6045; 4/1732 pp.159, 161)
1818 Jul - Son of John and Amelia Hatfield. Recommended for new orphan school (Reel 6047; 4/1740 p.255)
1819 Jan 1 - Admitted to the Male Orphan School (Fiche 3307; 4/7208 pp.3-4)

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HATFIELD, Thomas. Son of Amelia Hatfield.

1815 Jun 19 - On list of persons on board “Northampton” (Reel 6045; 4/1732 pp.159, 161)
1823 Jan 8 - Admitted to Male Orphan Institution on petition of mother (Reel 6040; 4/400 p.53)
1823 Jan 8 - Admitted to the Male Orphan School (Fiche 3307; 4/7208 pp.9-10)
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1828 NSW Census Index.
Amelia Hatfield, age 33, protestant, F.S. Northampton, 1815, 14 years. Householder, Clarence St.
John Hatfield, 18, C.F. Northampton, 1815.

Convict Changes History

Paul Dracevich on 24th May, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1788 (prev. 0000), date of death: 9th May, 1841 (prev. 0000)

Paul Dracevich on 29th May, 2014 made the following changes:

gender: f, crime

dee wilson on 3rd June, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1791 (prev. 1788)

dee wilson on 10th June, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1792 (prev. 1791)

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