- Psgr List*: Harriet Palmer was found on a passenger list on 5 August 1855; On 5th August 1855 Harriet sailed to Melbourne Australia aboard the James Baines from Liverpool on a unassisted passage. The ship arrived in Australia 23rd October 1855 after a 79 day voyage. Harriet travelled under her maiden name of Stokes.
- Marriage*: She married John Palmer.
- Census*: She appeared on the census of 1881 at Bow, Poplar; Harriet is a widow aged 59 a Pedlar, Martha is 20 a match cutter.