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Susan White

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Susan White
Aliases: Evans
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Housemaid
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: Ireland, Wicklow
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Waverley
Departure date: 19th July, 1847
Arrival date: 25th October, 1847
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 15 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON41-1-14,143,137,L,80. St. Johns Orphan School. Tasmanian Pioneer Index BDM.
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 6th December, 2013 wrote:

Susan White was convicted at Wicklow, Ireland on 21/10/1846 for stealing wearing apparrel. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Waverley’, arriving 25/10/1847.

Carol Axton-Thompson on 6th December, 2013 wrote:

1847: married, 3 children accompanied her on voyage. Father of children is recorded as James Evans.
Native Place: Wicklow
Roman Catholic; can read; housemaid/laundress; 5’3”; 31yrs of age; fresh complexion; black hair; grey eyes.

Assigned in Colony to Anson Gang.
Clear conduct record.

Ticket of Leave 23/04/1850
Conditional Pardon 30/03/1852
Free Certificate 28/12/1853

  JOHN White aged 5yrs. Admitted to St. Johns Queens Orphanage, New Town (nr Hobart) on 29/10/1847. Mother: Susan White per Waverley. Father: James Evans.  Discharged to mother, now on Ticket of Leave, 16/03/1851.

  ? FRANCIS EVANS (mother’s name is not recorded, but father is James Evans. Possibly her child - examination of reference record would reveal.) Admitted to Queens Orphanage, New Town on 11/05/1855 aged 5yrs.  Died 07/12/1855 at Orphanage, of consumption. Buried 08/12/1855 St. Johns Cemetery, New Town. (ref. 460/1855-35 Hobart district)

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 6th December, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 0000, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

Carol Axton-Thompson on 6th December, 2013 made the following changes:


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