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Ellen Hinchy

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ellen Hinchy
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1817
Occupation: Housemaid
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 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Ireland, Limerick
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mexborough
Departure date: 12th August, 1841
Arrival date: 26th December, 1841
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 116 other convicts

References

Primary source: Van Diemen’s Land Return of Male and Female Convicts shewing their distribution throughout the Colony on the 31 st December 1841 (AJCP, HO 10/51)
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Community Contributions

Keith South on 8th January, 2015 wrote:

Convicted 17/12/1840.

D Wong on 9th January, 2015 wrote:

Ellen Hinchy was 24 years old on arrival and was transported for ‘Stealing a dish of steaks.

Ellen was 5’1½” tall, brown hair, grey eyes, mole on right arm, fair complexion, a widow with 1 child.  Her native place was Limerick.

2/7/1842: Absconding and being drunk – sentence extended 6 months and returned to the Government.

2/8/1842: Returned to the crown being pregnant.

9/1/1843: AWOL – 6 months hard labour in the House of Correction at Cascades FF – Nursery.

31/1/1845: Permission to marry George Browne (free).
She was then assigned to her husband.

19/7/1847: Birth of daughter, Mary Ann Browne district of Launceston.

1/10/1848: Certificate.

Convict Changes History

Keith South on 8th January, 2015 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: years, voyage, source: Van Diemen’s Land Return of Male and Female Convicts shewing their distribution throughout the Colony on the 31 st December 1841 (AJCP, HO 10/51) (prev. ), firstname: Ellen, surname: Hinchy, alias1: , alias2: ,

Keith South on 8th January, 2015 made the following changes:

convicted at

D Wong on 9th January, 2015 made the following changes:

term: 7 years, date of birth: 1817 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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