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Martha Priddin

Martha Priddin, one of 232 convicts transported on the Aurora, 22 April 1851

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Martha Priddin
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1918
Occupation: Servant
Date of Death: 19th August, 1908
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: Stealing clothes
Convicted at: Denbigh, Denbigh Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Aurora
Departure date: 22nd April, 1851
Arrival date: 10th August, 1851
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 233 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 121 (63)
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

Steve Hanlon on 31st August, 2016 wrote:

martha priddin [some files say spelling is with e] married charles abbington alias hanlon had 11 children and lived in ellandale and are both buried side by side at st colemans catholic cemetary ellandale , close to front door of church so may be 1 of the 1st burials there

Convict Changes History

Steve Hanlon on 31st August, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1918 (prev. 0000), date of death: 19th August, 1908 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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