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Harriett Pratt, one of 220 convicts transported on the Sir Robert Sippings [Seppings], 17 March 1852
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 381 (193)
Various records available at Ancestry.com, newspaper reports of the trial in October 1851 (British Library) and Tasmanian State Archives.
||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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John Brown on 26th August, 2017 wrote:
Harriet PRATT was from Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire. She was convicted of stealing money and jewelry and sentenced to transportation for life, subsequently commuted to a 7 year term. In Tasmania, she married George Alderson, a shoemaker, and had issue. She then probably either married a George McKenzie or the name Alderson was changed to McKenzie. She died of syphilis in 1876.
Convict Changes History
John Brown on 26th August, 2017 made the following changes:
term: 99 years (prev. 7 years), source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 381 (193)
Various records available at Ancestry.com, newspaper reports of the trial in October 1851 (British Library)