|Age when admitted:||10yrs|
|Date admitted:||26 Jul 1847|
|Date discharged:||27 Jan 1851|
|Institution(s):||Queens Orphan School|
|Discharged to:||mother, Ticket of Leave|
Hannah became a dressmaker when she left the Orphan School, she married Thomas Henry North in 1853, Thomas was a former convict. Hannah & Thomas settled in Bendigo Victoria soon after they were married, lured by the gold rush in that area. They had 15 children all born in the Bendigo/Kingower area.
Hannah reared the children in hash mining condition, several dying as
infants. She assisted many other women in the district and was known as the
“baby catcher” performing midwife duties. Eldest son Samuel (possibly named
after Hannah’s father) had 10 children and moved to W.A. where many of his
descendants live today. Other children moving to various parts of Victoria
Hannah died 21 October 1914 in Bendigo Victoria.