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Nancy Adams

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Nancy Adams
Aliases: Ann
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1826
Occupation: House servant
Date of Death: 1917
Age: 91 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Ireland, Antrim
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Hope
Departure date: 10th April, 1842
Arrival date: 17th August, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 17 other convicts


Primary source: http://www.linc.tas.gov.au/
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Community Contributions

D Wong on 18th October, 2013 wrote:

Nancy, was mostly known as Ann and she was 16 years old when transported for Burglary and Robbery, stealing silver from a dwelling from Mrs Moor.

Nancy had been convicted 3 times before.
She was 5’2 3/4” tall, fresh complexion, tattoos on her arms, brown eyes, sandy brown hair, single and could not read or write.  Her native place was Belfast.

11/11/1845: TOL
30/7/1850: CP
23/4/1855: COF

1844: Married William Neighbour (John Barry 1834) he was free.  They had 9 children.
On the permission to marry, Nancy was listed as Ann.

1917: Nancy died and is buried as Ann Neighbour, together with William at the Old Anglican Cemetery at Campbell Town.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 18th October, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 10 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1826, date of death 1917, gender, occupation, crime

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