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Ann Crowther, one of 128 convicts transported on the Roslin Castle, 17 February 1830
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 280
||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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D Wong on 19th June, 2018 wrote:
25/7/1829 Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser Lancashire, England:
AUDACIOUS AND VIOLENT ROBBERY.
Emma Roberts, 18, John Ramsden, 20, Mary Ann Ramsden, 22, Ann Crowther, 21, and Eliza Ogden, were indicted for stealing a purse containing forty shillings, from the person of George Clayton.
The indictment contained a variety of counts in which the different prisoners were charged, some with stealing the property, others with receiving it, and others with “aiding and abetting, receiving, harbouring, and maintaining” those who committed the robbery…..
The Jury found all the prisoners guilty, and after an impressive address from the Chairman, they were each sentenced to fourteen years’ transportation.
**Emma Roberts, Eliza Ogden, and Mary Ann Ramsden (Listed on our records as RUNSDEN) were all onboard ‘Roslin Castle 1830’ and John Ramsden arrived NSW per Dunvegan Castle 1830.**
9/12/1830: Permission to marry Thomas Webster (Dick) age 30; Sentence - Life; Condition - TOL to Ann Crowther, age 25; Sentence - 14 yrs; Condition - Bond - Sutton Forest.
1831: Married at Berrima; Bong Bong; Sutton Forest; All Saints (Co. Camden).
1837: TOL Sutton Forest, born Leeds.
16/12/1841 Sydney Gazette:
TOL cancelled for being absent from muster, Berrima bench.
1842: TOL Berrima
8/3/1842: TOL Passport - on the recommendation of the Berrima bench.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 19th June, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime