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Fanny Walker

Fanny Walker, one of 232 convicts transported on the Aurora, 22 April 1851

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Fanny Walker
Aliases: Walker, Frances (alias), Finlay, Frances (alias)
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Laundress
Date of Death: -
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
Convicted at: York, Northallerton 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 137 (71)
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 11th March, 2016 wrote:

Fanny Walker was born in South Shields and was was 43 years old on arrival in VDL she was transported for ‘stealing a quilt and blankets’.

Fanny was 5’2” tall, brown hair, hazel eyes, sallow complexion, reads, a widow with 3 children, protestant.

30/5/1854: TOL
28/10/1856: Permission to marry Thomas Smith (free) - no registration found.

4/6/1858: Certificate.

Convict Changes History

yhjryjrf on 11th March, 2016 made the following changes:

alias1: Walker, Frances (alias) (prev. Walker, Frances (Alias)), alias2: Finlay, Frances (alias) (prev. Finlay, Frances (Alias)), gender: m, crime

D Wong on 11th March, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), gender: f (prev. m), occupation, crime

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