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Ann Kelley, one of 190 convicts transported on the America, 30 December 1830
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||York (Kingston Upon Hull) Quarter Session
30th December, 1830
9th May, 1831
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 181 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 551 (278). Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
||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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Nell Murphy on 10th September, 2016 wrote:
Ann KELLY was convicted at York, England on 15 July 1830 for shoplifting cotton from two shops. 7yr transportation sentence. Gaol Report: had been convicted before and had served 12 mths in Wakefield. A widow with two children, husband had been dead for 4 years. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘America’ arriving 9 May 1831.
Personal details, upon arrival: aged 30 yrs; house & laundry maid; 5’1 1/2”.
Native place - Longford, Ireland.
Assigned to service work in Colony.
Conduct Record has notes of misconduct and punishments including time spent at the Female Factory (House of Correction) Hobart.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 10th September, 2016 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 551 (278). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 551 (2