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Details for the convict Rosena Hammond (1844)

Convict Name:Rosena Hammond
Trial Place:Essex (Chelmsford) Quarter Sessions
Trial Date:21 May 1844
Sentence:7 years
Arrival Details
Ship:Tasmania (1)
Arrival Year:1844
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  • Researcher (Warren Rodwell)
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ROSINA RODWELL (nee HAMMOND)(1824 - 1853) wife of David Rodwell (1819 - 1888) [Note: First name spelt "Rosina" on marriage records in 1846 and onwards].

*Transported for stealing a loaf of bread and a petticoat
*Trade recorded on convict papers ; housemaid and cooking
*Departed London 8 Sep 1844 on the ship Tasmania (1) age 19
*Arrived Hobart Tasmania Australia 20 Dec 1844 Sentence 7 years
*M: David Rodwell 1 Dec 1846 St Georges Church of England Hobart
*Recommended for conditonal pardon on 23 Jan 1849 - approved 5 Feb 1850

Personal Description of Rosina Hammond:
Light hair and eyebrows, medium wide mouth, scar under left eye, fair complexion, oval visage and head, round chin, medium high forehead, small nose, height 5'1", religion Protestant, read or write: some.

Brothers and sisters of Rosina Hammond (B:1824): Cornelius, Alex, Esther, Martha, Diana Hammond; Chelmsford Essex England

Rosina and David Rodwell (B:1819) Children:
1848 (B Hobart Tasmania) DAVID CORNELIUS RODWELL (D 1913 Victoria)
1850 (B Hobart Tasmania) George Edward Rodwell (D 1866 Victoria)
1852 (B Melbourne Vic) Walter Thomas Rodwell (D 1875 Victoria

Headstone for David, Rosina and sons in Anglican Section / Row 26 at Amherst Cemetery Victoria Australia

Submitted by Researcher (Warren Rodwell) on 13 October 2017

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  • The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/14, p.162

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