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Name, Aliases & Gender
||Anne Brien, Ann O'brien, Ann Burns
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 56 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Tasmanian Archives - convict records
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Nell Murphy on 1st January, 2018 wrote:
Ann BRIEN was convicted at Co.Clare, Ireland on 15 July 1847 for burglary and stealing. 10 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘John Calvin’.
Aged 45 yrs; widow, 1 child; housemaid; 5’- 1/2” height; ruddy complexion; dk brown hair; blue eyes; long fingers; Roman Catholic.
Native place of birth: Tipperary, Ireland.
Sister: Mary, at native place.
Record does not record her child accompanying her.
6 mths Probation Period - service work in VDL.
Station Gang: ‘Anson’ Hulk ship, Hobart.
13 July 1852: Ticket of Leave granted.
23 June 1853: absent from her assigned place. 1 mth hard labour.
31 July 1857: Free Certificate issued, at Hobart.
27 May 1853: Application for permission to marry - Anne BRIEN (per John Calvin) to James BURNS (free, or free by servitude). (ref. 52/1/6)
2 Oct 1853: Reapplied for permission to marry. Approved, if clergyman satisfied.
4 June 1860: Marriage. Ann O’BRIEN, aged 43 yrs, widow to James BURNS, aged 50 yrs, widower, labourer at Chalmers Presbyterian Free Church, Hobart. (ref. 37/1/19 no. 208)
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 1st January, 2018 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 10 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convict records (prev. ), firstname: Ann, surname: Brien, alias1: Anne Brien, alias2: Ann O'brien, alias3: Ann Burns, alias4: , date of birth: 1802, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupat