Hannah Stanley's day in court

Well, my great… grand mother, Hannah Stanley, spent a day in court as a witness. I wonder how she felt and how this effected her testimony as she herself had been sentenced to death for theft and then had that sentence transmuted to 14 years transportation to NSW. She never returned.

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Jury and Mary Ann Cramp Arrive in Australia with their children

As seen in the Sydney Herald – Monday 18 November 1833 Page 2, my great great grandparents Jury and Lydia arrived in Sydney. Jury was a farrier. There is speculation that his business went bankrupt and he came to Australia to avoid debtors prison. Their daughter, Lydia, and my great grand mother was born here . . . → Read More: Jury and Mary Ann Cramp Arrive in Australia with their children