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Ludlow Tedder

Ludlow Tedder, one of 179 convicts transported on the Hindostan, 06 May 1839

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ludlow Tedder
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 20th July, 1793
Occupation: Cook/laundress
Date of Death: 6th June, 1880
Age: 86 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 10 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 10 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

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 26
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 5th June, 2012 wrote:

Ludlow Tedder was 47 years old when transported to VDL.  She was a widow with 5 children.  Her daughter Arabella who was 9 years old was transported with her.  Ludlow had stolen 2 spoons and i bread basket value 11/., from her Master Fitzgowen Skinner who was a barrister.  She had a previous conviction of stealing 11 spoons and then pawning them (to feed her children perhaps).

Ludlow was known as nurse Ludlow and worked in the Hospital at the House of Corrections, Arabella was put into the orphanage, but gainind her freedom after 7 years for good behaviour, Ludlow managed to be reunited with Arabella.

In July 1844 Ludlow married William Manley Chambers,(free) but this did not last and in January 1847 she married John Atterwell.

15/5/1844: TOL

After receiving her CP Ludlow, Arabella, who was now a young mother herself, Arabella’s child, Henry Tedder, and Ludlow’s husband John migrated to the goldfields at Bendigo.

With Ludlow being a nurse, she was well respected and treated by the men on the goldfields.

Ludlow died at the age of 86 and is buried at White Hills Cemetery.

Arabella Tedder/Waters/Oliver lived to 88 and was well known and highly respected in the Golden Square district.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 5th June, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1793-07-20, date of death 1880-06-06, gender f

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