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Susannah Bellett (1803–1871)

Susannah Garth was born on Norfolk Island on 18 September 1803, the daughter of Edward Garth and his wife Susannah née Gough. Susannah left Norfolk Island with her family for Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania) on the City of Edinburgh in 1808. She married John Bellett on 27 January 1822 at Hobart. She died on 5 Mary 1871 at Sorell. Her cause of death was given as 'cancer'.

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Alternative Names
  • Garth, Susannah
  • Bellette, Susannah

18 September, 1803
Norfolk Island, Australia


5 May, 1871 (aged 67)
Sorell, Tasmania, Australia

Cause of Death

cancer (not specified)

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