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Hannah Porter

Hannah Porter, one of 120 convicts transported on the Canada, March 1810

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Hannah Porter
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Kent Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Canada
Departure date: March, 1810
Arrival date: 8th September, 1810
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 121 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 6
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

Anonymous on 12th December, 2011 wrote:

Kent Assizes 27.3.1809.Sentenced to transportation for life.
Arrived Sydney 10.10.1810 aboard ship "Canada 2"

Colonial Secretary’s report:

1811 Sep 9   Sent to Newcastle on "Estramina"(Reel 6003;4/3492)
1812 Jan 29 Prisoner at Newcastle.Sentence expired & returning to
        Sydney per "Lady Nelson"(Reel 6066;4/1084 p.109a)

General Musters of NSW, Norfolk Island and Van Diemens Land 1811.
Residing…. NSW
Status….....Convict - Female
Name….....Hannah PORTER
Ship…........Canada 2
Trial date….Mar 1809
Place….......Nottingham
Sentence…..Life.

Hannah Porter married Charles Griffin on 15/12/1812.

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RECORD #1 OF 2
SURNAME           GRIFFIN
GIVEN NAME(S)      CHARLES
SEX             MALE
INDEX YEAR         1812
SPOUSE SURNAME       PORTER
SPOUSE GIVEN NAME(S)  HANNAH
SPOUSE SEX         FEMALE
DENOMINATION       CHURCH OF ENGLAND
PARISH           SYDNEY, ST PHILLIP’S
VOLUME REFERENCE     V18121432 3A
REGISTRATION YEAR     1812
REGISTRATION NUMBER   0

RECORD #2 OF 2
SURNAME           GRIFFIN
GIVEN NAME(S)      CHARLES
SEX             MALE
INDEX YEAR         1812
SPOUSE SURNAME       PORTER
SPOUSE GIVEN NAME(S)  HANNAH
SPOUSE SEX         FEMALE
DENOMINATION       CHURCH OF ENGLAND
PARISH           SYDNEY, ST PHILLIP’S
VOLUME REFERENCE     V181240 7
REGISTRATION YEAR     1812
REGISTRATION NUMBER   0
RECORD #2 OF 2
SURNAME           GRIFFIN
GIVEN NAME(S)      CHARLES
SEX             MALE
INDEX YEAR         1812
SPOUSE SURNAME       PORTER
SPOUSE GIVEN NAME(S)  HANNAH
SPOUSE SEX         FEMALE
DENOMINATION       CHURCH OF ENGLAND
PARISH           SYDNEY, ST PHILLIP’S
VOLUME REFERENCE     V181240 7
REGISTRATION YEAR     1812

The General Muster of NSW 1814 shows no Hannah PORTER (or GRIFFIN)

The General Muster and Land and Stock Musters of NSW 1822
shows no Hannah PORTER (or GRIFFIN)

1828 Census No Hannah PORTER (or GRIFFIN)

In the light of the above musters, it must be assumed that she accompanied Charles GRIFFIN when he left the colony in 1813

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 12th December, 2011 made the following changes:

gender f

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