Susan Jordan

Convict woman transported per George Hibbert (1834) and later incarcerated at the Parramatta Female Factory. Mother of FREDERICK JORDAN.


Names

  • Alternate: SARAH JORDAN
  • Alternate: SARAH GORDON

Timeline

  • Born: Plymouth, England
  • Tried and convicted: 10 April 1833, Devon Exeter Gaol Delivery
  • Sentenced to fourteen years transportation
  • Sailed to the Colony of New South Wales per George Hibbert: 27 July 1834, Downs
  • Arrived in the Colony of New South Wales per George Hibbert: 1 December 1834, Port Jackson
  • Admitted to Newcastle Gaol for drunkenness: 25 October 1839, Maitland, New South Wales
  • Sentenced to two months in the third class of the Parramatta Female Factory: > 25 October 1839
  • Transferred to Parramatta Female Factory: > 25 October 1839
  • Assigned to the service of WILLIAM SAUNDERSON: 3 March 1840
  • Returned to Newcastle Gaol: 22 June 1840
  • Assigned to Mr. HART: 14 July 1840
  • Admitted to Newcastle Gaol: 13 August 1840
  • Forwarded to her master WILLIAM GORDON: 16 August 1840, Patrick’s Plains
  • Admitted to Newcastle Gaol to be reassigned: 10 February 1841
  • Admitted to Newcastle Gaol for being “out after hours” and held in cells for 14 days: 24 February 1841
  • Son FREDERICK JORDAN born: 25 August 1841, lying-in hospital, Parramatta Female Factory
  • Son FREDERICK JORDAN baptised: 5 September 1841, St. John’s Church, Parramatta

Occupation

  • House maid

Sources

  • Ancestry.com. New South Wales, Australia, Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012).
  • Parish Baptism Registers, Textual Records, St. John’s Anglican Church Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.

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