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Hannah Herbert (1767–1801)

Hannah Bolton (alias Hannah/Anna Moore) was sentenced to seven years transportation for burglary in a house. She arrived in Sydney in 1789 aboard the Lady Juliana as part of the Second Fleet. Two months later she was was sent to Norfolk Island on the Surprize. As Ann Moore she married John Herbert in a mass marriage ceremony on Norfolk Island and by 1801 they had six children. It is thought that she is the Ann Moor who was buried on Norfolk Island in 1801.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Bolton, Hannah
  • Moore, Hannah
  • Moore, Ann
  • Moor, Ann

Warwickshire, England


September, 1801 (aged ~ 34)
Norfolk Island, Australia

Cause of Death

childbirth complications

Cultural Heritage

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Passenger Ship
Key Events
Convict Record

Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years