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Hannah Johnson

Hannah Johnson, one of 150 convicts transported on the Cadet, 10 November 1848

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Hannah Johnson
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Milliner
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: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Cadet
Departure date: 10th November, 1848
Arrival date: 12th April, 1849
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 150 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 349 (176) Tasmanian Achives - convicts Queens Orphanage records
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

Carol Axton-Thompson on 18th January, 2013 wrote:

Hannah Johnson was convicted of receiving stolen brass at CCC London 12/06/1848. 7 yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land on the ‘Cadet’ arriving 1849.  She was a widow with 6 children - the youngest Mary Ann aged 9yr on board with her.

Aged 42yrs; Protestant; Native Place - Deptford, England; can read & write; straw bonnet maker; 5’0 1/4”; brown complexion; grey hair; light grey eyes.

Sisters: Sarah at Deptford; Mary at Portsea.

Daughter Mary Ann admitted to Queens Orphanage on 17/04/1849, aged 9yrs. Mother: Hannah Johnson. Father: John Johnson.  Discharged to mother 08/07/1852 (Ticket of Leave).

3rd class Probation 1849.
18/11/1851: Ticket of Leave granted
18/10/1853: Conditional Pardon granted
12/06/1855: Free by servitude

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 18th January, 2013 made the following changes:

source, gender, occupation, crime

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