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Ann Banks

Ann Banks, one of 94 convicts transported on the Surprize, February 1794

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ann Banks
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1825
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 55 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Breaking and entering and stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Surprize
Departure date: February, 1794
Arrival date: 17th October, 1794
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 94 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 198
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

Denise McCracken on 28th September, 2012 wrote:

Crime -  Tried at the Old Bailey for stealing a callimanco gown, to the value of 10 shillings.
Ref: Trial Notes.
Voyage - See “Settlers and seditionists: the people of the convict ship Surprize 1794”
On the 15th March 1797, a daughter, Jane, was born to Ann Banks & fellow convict Michael Dunn (William & Ann 1791) Jane was subsequently baptised on the 28th May 1797, at St John’s Parramatta.
Ref: “The Women of Botany Bay” P Robinson. “Muster of Females” S Marsden.
Death 1825 -  Benevolent Asylum Sydney.
Ref: Certificate
Burial - Ann Banks. Abode Sydney. Age 60. Buried 8th December 1825. Ceremony performed Sydney. Registered St James Cumberland. Church of England.
Ref: Burial Certificate

Convict Changes History

Denise McCracken on 28th September, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 1825, crime

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