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Hannah White

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Hannah White
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
Occupation: Laundress
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing a handkerchief
Convicted at: Cork City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Whitby
Departure date: 18th February, 1839
Arrival date: 22nd June, 1839
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 12 other convicts


Primary source: Convict Printed Indentures and Government Gazette Wednesday 1 January 1840
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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 6th October, 2019 wrote:

Convict Indentures state that Hannah White was 27 years old; could read only; religion Roman Catholic: Single; Native of County Cork.  Her trade was laundress and house maid.  She was tried for stealing a handkerchief at Cork City on 17 August 1838.  Found guilty and convicted for 7 years.  Physical attributes: Height 5 feet 0 1/2 inches; complexion ruddy and slightly pock pitted; hair brown and grey eyes.  Prisoner number 431-39 and transport number 95.
Government Gazette states that had absconded from Mr James Montgomery, Port Phillip since December 1839.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 6th October, 2019 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Convict Printed Indentures and Government Gazette Wednesday 1 January 1840 (prev. ), firstname: Hannah, surname: White, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1812, date of death: 0000, gender:

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