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Ann Gilby

Ann Gilby, one of 151 convicts transported on the Edward, 23 April 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ann Gilby
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1816
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 3rd October, 1843
Age: 27 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Theft~simple larceny
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Edward
Departure date: 23rd April, 1834
Arrival date: 4th September, 1834
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 150 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 346
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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D Wong on 5th March, 2018 wrote:

Old Bailey:
ANN GILBY, ELIZA CHAPMAN, SARAH ATTFIELD, Theft > simple larceny, 2nd January 1834.
Offence: Theft > simple larceny
Verdict: Guilty; Guilty; Guilty
Punishment: Transportation

ANN GILBY, ELIZA CHAPMAN, and SARAH ATTFIELD, were indicted for stealing, on the 3rd of December, 18 handkerchiefs, value 6s. 9d., the goods of John Shearman.

GILBY - GUILTY. Aged 17.
Transported for Seven Years.

Sarah Attfield was also onboard the Edward.
Eliza Chapman arrived on the George Hibbert 1834 to NSW.

Ann Gilby was listed as being 18 years old on arrival - she was born in London.

Ann was 5’2½” tall, fresh complexion, red hair, dark hazel eyes, J. C. on left arm, single.

1835 Muster: Assigned to the Revd S Martin.

1/12/1837: Permission to marry Robert Long (Georgiana 1833).
12/2/1838: Married at Campbell Town.
25/7/1839: Robert - father was a miller.
9/5/1841: Mary Anne
1/8/1842: Francis - father was a miller.

8/2/1840: TOL
1/7/1842: CP

3/10/1843: Ann died, aged 25, at Campbell Town (Wife of Robert Long, Miller).

30/10/1858: Robert then married Ellen Harding/or Malvalich and had 3 more children.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 5th March, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1816 (prev. 0000), date of death: 3rd October, 1843 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime

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