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Ann Durrant

Ann Durrant, one of 90 convicts transported on the Louisa, 21 August 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ann Durrant
Aliases: Brown (alias), Ann Simpson
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1791
Occupation: Servant of all work
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Aberdeen Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Louisa
Departure date: 21st August, 1827
Arrival date: 3rd December, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 89 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, 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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 31st December, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
Ship:  - 1827
Name; Ann Durrant or Brown. Age; 36

Read & writes. Protestant, Married - 3 children [one girl on board]
Native County;  E. Indies
Trade; Servant all work
Offence; Receiving stolen goods
Trial; Aberdeen - 17 April - 14 years
Height; 5 ft. 3 in
Complexion; Ruddy pock pitted
Hair; Brown
Eyes; Brown
Date of Certificate;
Assigned; W J Levi, Macquarie Place
Additional Remarks; HUSBAND; Robert Simpson came in Prince Regent [1827]

Maureen Withey on 3rd February, 2021 wrote:

Louisa,  Surgeon’s Journal.
ADM 101/45/6/11827

Folios 16-17: case no 9, Ann Durrant, aged 36, convict, taken ill at sea; sick or hurt, hysteritis; put on sick list 12 September 1827, discharged 8 October 1827 cured.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 31st December, 2020 made the following changes:

alias1: Brown (alias) (prev. Brown (Alias)), date of birth: 1791 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 31st December, 2020 made the following changes:

alias2: Ann Simpson

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