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Ann Crowther

Ann Crowther, one of 128 convicts transported on the Roslin Castle, 17 February 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ann Crowther
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: House servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Violent theft
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Roslin Castle (Roslyn Castle)
Departure date: 17th February, 1830
Arrival date: 29th June, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 127 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 280
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

D Wong on 19th June, 2018 wrote:

25/7/1829 Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser Lancashire, England:
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

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