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Ann Elizabeth Hills

Ann Elizabeth Hills, one of 170 convicts transported on the Emma Eugenia, 22 January 1846

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ann Elizabeth Hills
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1819
Occupation: House servant
Date of Death: 1st September, 1854
Age: 35 years

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: Obtaining money under false pretenses
Convicted at: Hertford. Hertford Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Emma Eugenia
Departure date: 22nd January, 1846
Arrival date: 5th June, 1846
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 169 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 18. Archives Office of Tasmania, Conduct Record (CON41-1-9)
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

Nell Murphy on 2nd November, 2016 wrote:

Application for Permission to marry: to Henry WICKER.

Marriage to Henry WICKER. (http://www.convictrecords.com.au/convicts/wicker/henry/52245)

Lynne Cheshire on 2nd October, 2018 wrote:

On arrival in Hobart, Ann was taken to the Cascades Female Factory in Hobart, Tasmania.

Convict No 639, her indent record described her as:
- Trade: House Servant & Plain cook
- Single, Read/Write: Both
- Height: 5 feet, 3/4”, Age: 26,
- Complexion: Dark,  Head: Oval, Hair: Black
- Visage: Oval, Forehead: High
- Eyebrows: Black, Eyes: Hazel, Nose: Long
- Mouth: Wide, Chin: Round
- Native Place: Hertford

On 17th March 1848, Ann was given permission to marry Henry Wicker, who was also a convict.  (Reference Convict Applications For Permissions to Marry).  They were married at the Bethesda Church, Church of England on the 13th April 1848.  Robert Wicker (Henry’s brother) and his wife Elizabeth (nee Brooks) attended the wedding.

Ann died 1 Sep 1854 in Bendigo, refer Registration Number 4743.  The death certificate notes 5 children:
- Sarah Elizabeth, age 6 years
- Henry, age 5 years
- Thomas, age 3 years
- Ann, age 2 years
- Alfred, age 4 months

Iris Dunne on 2nd October, 2018 wrote:

Tried 30th June 1845, “Transported for obtaining wearing apparel & monies on false pretences”, Single, aged 26, Free Certificate 4th October 1852

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 2nd November, 2016 made the following changes:

gender: f

Lynne Cheshire on 2nd October, 2018 made the following changes:

date of death: 1st September, 1854 (prev. 0000), occupation

Iris Dunne on 2nd October, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1820 (prev. 0000)

Iris Dunne on 2nd October, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 18. Archives Office of Tasmania, Conduct Record (CON41-1-9) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15

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