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Hannah Rushton

Hannah Rushton, one of 179 convicts transported on the Hindostan, 06 May 1839

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Hannah Rushton
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 9th April, 1813
Occupation: House servant
Date of Death: 27th January, 1854
Age: 40 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Chester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Hindostan
Departure date: 6th May, 1839
Arrival date: 12th September, 1839
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 178 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 28
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

Peter Anderson on 7th January, 2017 wrote:

After her husband Richard Rushton, who was also transported, died she Married George Augustus Green 27/1/1854.  She and Green had had 5 children together before the marriage.

Convict Changes History

Valerie on 25th September, 2014 made the following changes:

date of death: 27th January, 1854 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime

Peter Anderson on 7th January, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 9th April, 1813 (prev. 0000), occupation

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