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Susan Rennett

Susan Rennett, one of 278 convicts transported on the Admiral Gambier and Eolus [Aeolus], July 1808

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Susan Rennett
Aliases: Rinnett, Susannah
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1760
Occupation: Servant
Date of Death: 1820
Age: 60 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing money
Convicted at: Kent, Rochester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Admiral Gambier and Aeolus
Departure date: July, 1808
Arrival date: 20th December, 1808
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 279 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 408
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

D Wong on 29th July, 2020 wrote:

22 Mar 1808: Kentish Weekly Post or Canterbury Journal Kent, England.
Susannah Rennett, charged with stealing in the dwelling house of Lucy Roust, in Minster, Isle of Sheppy, one India straw box, containing four pounds fourteen shillings in gold, one pound two shillings in silver, &c. her property.___Guilty___DEATH.___Reprieved.

Susannah worked as a servant for Lucy Roust.

1814: Census and Population Books - Listed as Rinnett, a widow.

1820: NSW BDM - Susannah Rennett died, aged 60.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 29th July, 2020 made the following changes:

alias1: Rinnett, date of birth: 1760 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1820 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

D Wong on 29th July, 2020 made the following changes:

alias2: Susannah

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