Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born in Qld, 1863, died in Elsternwick, Vic, 8 January 1945,
One of at least three children, to Jeremiah Downs Armitage (d.1919) and Mary Ann nee Mottershead. The family established a mango orchard on the property 'Eimeo' near Mackay. In 1894, Hannah married Edwin Richard Field (1865-1944), a mining engineer at Maytown. Edwin's father, Edwin Field sr, was a mining manager in Maytown.
Hannah collected MEL specimens on the upper Palmer River, 1895.
She and Edwin had one daughter in Qld, and then three more after returning with her husband and his parents to their home state of Victoria.
Hannah died in 1945 at a daughter's home in Elsternwick aged 81.
Source: extracted from: Maroske, Sara and Vaughan, Alison (2014) 'Ferdinand Mueller's female plant
collectors: a biographical register', Muelleria Vol.32 [consult for source references]