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Ann Knox

Ann Knox, one of 89 convicts transported on the Earl of Liverpool, December 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ann Knox
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1803
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: 1884
Age: 81 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: Indecent behaviour
Convicted at: Glasgow Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Earl of Liverpool
Departure date: December, 1830
Arrival date: 5th April, 1831
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 112 other convicts

References

Primary source: State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12188; Item: [4/4016]; Microfiche: 678
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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Rod Duggan on 26th September, 2016 wrote:

Ann Knox was born in Lanarkshire, Scotland in 1803.

She was convicted with her half brother Andrew Whyte of Incest at Glasgow on the 9th September 1830 and sentenced to 14 yeas Transportation. 

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Country code GB
Repository code 234
Repository National Records of Scotland
Reference JC26/1830/220
Title Trial papers relating to Andrew Whyte, Ann Knox for the crime of incest at Gartgill, Old Monkland, Lanrakshire. Tried at High Court, Glasgow
Dates 9 Sep 1830
Related record AD14/30/220
Accused Andrew Whyte, son of William Whyte, farmer, deceased & Rebecca Cochrane, Verdict: Guilty, Verdict Comments: Guilty in terms of own confession, Sentence: Transportation - 14 years
Ann Knox, daughter of James Knox, tailor, Rutherglen and Rebecca Cochrane, Verdict: Guilty, Verdict Comments: Guilty in terms of own confession, Sentence: Transportation - 14 years

Annette Thorne on 16th November, 2016 wrote:

Married John Middleton 11 Aug 1835 in Parramatta, New South Wales

Rod Duggan on 9th December, 2016 wrote:

Married at Parramatta in 1835 to John Middleton transported on Ausrora

Rod Duggan on 8th March, 2017 wrote:

Ann Was sent to work for Charles Roberts, Castlereagh St. Cabinetmaker

Convict Changes History

Rod Duggan on 26th September, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1803 (prev. 0000), crime

Rod Duggan on 29th September, 2016 made the following changes:

occupation

Rod Duggan on 8th March, 2017 made the following changes:

source: State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12188; Item: [4/4016]; Microfiche: 678 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 541 (273))

Rod Duggan on 25th March, 2017 made the following changes:

date of death: 1884 (prev. 0000), gender: f

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