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Ann Jarvis

Ann Jarvis, one of 99 convicts transported on the Competitor, 09 June 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ann Jarvis
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1796
Occupation: Cook/laundress
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 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Leicester Borough Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Competitor
Departure date: 9th June, 1828
Arrival date: 10th October, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 98 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 413 (208)
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

Tony Beale on 30th October, 2020 wrote:

UK, Royal Navy Medical Journals, 1817-1856 for Ann Jarvis Competitor 1828 27 May - 1828 20 Oct. Suffered from Synocha - continuous fever. Described as a tall woman of full habit. She described her head as about to burst, she was hot to touch and her tongue yellow. She was treated with laxactives, bleeding and saline (fluid) Said there was much vomiting and her bowels were briskly affected. Said since treatment and blood letting she was much relieved. She was 11 days in the hospital

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 Bound Indentures 1827-1828 From Leicester married protestant who could read. Had 1 child who was with her. 3 previous offences. 5’ 3 1/4” fair freckled complexion brown hair and eyes. Assigned to Henry Steel. Husband convicted and expired as Thomas Jarvis.

New South Wales, Australia, Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930 for Ann Jarvis Sydney
15/12/1829 gross irregularities 3rd class factory to be re assigned
30/1/1833 3rd class factory 2 months

New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 15/7/1834 no 34/914. Wife of Thomas Jarvis per ship Royal George

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 30th October, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1796 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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