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# Surname First Name Ship Date Place Source
125246 Rigby Hannah - 1830 16 February Newcastle Maitland Quarter Sessions
Free. Sentenced to 7 years transportation for stealing 30 yards of ribbon belonging to Frederick Boucher. Mary Ann Young sentenced to 14 days solitary confinement for receiving same

125249 Rigby Hannah - 1853 15 October near Queens Street, Brisbane The Moreton Bay Courier
Elderly. Lived in a hut by herself. Inquest found she died of apoplexy. 'Deceased was a relict of the old times in Brisbane, having resided there many years before it became a free settlement'

169796 Rigby Hannah - 15 January 1846 119 Elizabeth street, Sydney SMH
Samuel Rigby about 18 yrs of age, a native of the colony supposed to be in the interior is requested to communicate with his parent Hannah Rigby etc..........

68349 Rigby Hannah Lord Sidmouth 1823 1828 Newcastle 1828 Census
Sempstress. Free by servitude.

125250 Rigby Hannah Lord Sidmouth 1823 1837 22 April - SG
Granted Certificate of Freedom

169792 Rigby Hannah Lord Sidmouth 1823 1826 Sydney Gaol State Archives NSW, Gaol Entrance Books Series: 2514; Item: 4/6429; Roll: 850 (Ancestry)
Admitted to Sydney Gaol. Sent to 3rd Class Female Factory at Parramatta

169793 Rigby Hannah Lord Sidmouth 1823 8 September 1827 - State Archives NSW, Gaol Entrance Books. Series: 2514; Item: 4/6430; Roll: 851 (Ancestry)
Admitted to Sydney Gaol for being illegally at large. To be sent to the Factory

169794 Rigby Hannah Lord Sidmouth 1823 1837 Sydney Gaol State Archives NSW Series: 2514; Item: 4/6437; Roll: 853 (Ancestry)
Tried in Liverpool. Occupation servant. Admitted to Sydney Gaol..Sentenced at trial to transportation to Moreton Bay per Isabella 27 August 1837

169795 Rigby Hannah Lord Sidmouth 1823 - - -
The Liverpool embroiderer : the incredible story of the Moreton Bay Convict Hannah Rigby (1784-1853) /​ Patrick J. Tynan.