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Name, Aliases & Gender
||Susannah Hunt Nee Barnes
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
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||26th December, 1814
life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
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Eric Harry Daly on 6th January, 2013 wrote:
Susannah Hunt nee Barnes was sentenced to 7 years transportation for theft of 8 yards of muslin on 7 Mar 1789 at Ipswich Suffolk.
Her maiden name was Barnes and she married John Hunt on the 22 Dec 1772 at Ipswich Suffolk.
She married William Mitchell (a seaman stranded after the Sirius was wrecked) in Nov 1791 Norfolk Island.
1794 - Appointed as Second teacher at the school on Norfolk Island
1805 - Susannah became the first teacher in Van Diemens Land
26 December 1807 - William, Susannah and 3 children went to Van Diemens Land on the ‘Porpoise’. William had been overseer at the Orphanage on Norfolk Island and Susannah had worked there as a teacher. The children they took to Van Diemens Land were adopted.Two of the adopted children were Ann Adams (b: 1797) and Maria Adams
Convict Changes History
Eric Harry Daly on 6th January, 2013 made the following changes:
convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1749, date of death 26th December, 1814, gender, occupation, crime