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Ann Balfour

Ann Balfour, one of 80 convicts transported on the Harmony, 12 May 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ann Balfour
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1788
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: 1830
Age: 42 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Berwick upon Tweed Boro' Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Harmony
Departure date: 12th May, 1827
Arrival date: 27th September, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 79 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 175 (89)
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

Penny-Lyn Beale on 13th July, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879
Ship; Harmony
Age - not listed
Died - not listed
Date - June 1830
Remarks: In the factory

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th December, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
Ship: Prince Regent
No; 1
Name; Ann Balfour. Age; 39.

Reads, Protestant, Married - 8 children,
Native County; Berwick
Trade; Housemaid and Laundress
Offence; Stealing shoes
Trial; Berwick - 15 Jan 1827 - 7 years
Height; 5 ft. 3 3/4 in
Complexion; Fair Florid
Hair; Brown
Eyes; Blue
Assigned; Alexander Kinghorne
Additional Remarks; DECEASED; See factory report dated between the 13th & 19th June 1830

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 13th July, 2020 made the following changes:

date of death: 1830 (prev. 0000), gender: f

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th December, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1788 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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