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Ann Eaton

Ann Eaton, one of 120 convicts transported on the Canada, March 1810

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ann Eaton
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1789
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 11th September, 1817
Age: 28 years

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 7 years

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: Nottingham (Town of) Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Canada
Departure date: March, 1810
Arrival date: 8th September, 1810
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 121 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 9 (6)
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 9th November, 2014 wrote:

Ann Eaton was tried 20/4/1809 and transported for the “Theft of one petticoat , value 3 shillings”.  She was 20 years old

C1812 Ann was ‘living with’ James Clarkson (Admiral Gambier 1808) and had 1 daughter, Mary Ann Clarkson born 2/6/1812-23/7/1871, she married William Reeves.  3 more children were born by 1815.

In 1815, James Clarkson, who was married and had a family in England, made out a deed of gift to Ann Eaton ‘by whom I have had 4 children as well as her long and faithful service’.
James gave her his household goods of 1 camp bedstead, 1 feather bed, 2 pairs of blankets, 1 coverlet, 11 chairs, 2 tables, 1 iron, 1 shop counter, 2 iron pots, 1 copper kettle, 3 hot irons, 8 china plates, 6 china pint mugs, 1 plated teapot, 1 cream jug, 2 pairs of scales, 1 set of brass weights, 3 bread troughs.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 9th November, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1789 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime

Leigh Gatward-cook on 11th December, 2020 made the following changes:

date of death: 11th September, 1817 (prev. 0000)

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