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Ann Franklin

Ann Franklin, one of 299 convicts transported on the Admiral Gambier and Friends, April 1811

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ann Franklin
Aliases: Julianna
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Admiral Gambier and Friends
Departure date: April, 1811
Arrival date: 29th September, 1811
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 301 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 36
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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Ron Garbutt on 21st March, 2020 wrote:

Ann Franklin
Also known as Julianna

Convicted: Middlesex Gaol Delivery, Old Bailey, London, 19 September 1810
Crime: Highway robbery
Age: 21
Sentence: 7 years

James Escombe told the court that Ann came up to him late at night in Holborn, near the Coach and Horses Inn and put her arm around him. He realised immediately she had taken his watch. He reached out to grab her; Ann cried murder and Escombe cried out that he had been robbed. She got away when two Hackeny coachmen stopped and restrained Escombe. A week later, Escombe went in search of her with his landlord and found Ann in a nearby inn. She ran away again to a house in Shorts Gardens and they followed her and made her accompany them to the watchhouse. The watch was not found.


Convict Changes History

Ron Garbutt on 18th March, 2020 made the following changes:

alias1: Julianna, gender: f, crime

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