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Francis Mann

Francis Mann, one of 500 convicts transported on the Anson, 23 September 1843

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Francis Mann
Aliases: Mawn
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1826
Occupation: Miner
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing lead
Convicted at: Lancaster, Salford Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Anson
Departure date: 23rd September, 1843
Arrival date: 4th February, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 498 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 461 (212)
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

D Wong on 19th September, 2018 wrote:

Francis Mann was listed as 29 years old on arrival in VDL; native place: Salford.

Previous convictions: for lead 6 months, for assault 2 years, it was with intent to committ rape-it occurred in a house at Salford.

Francis was 5’3½” tall, can read, protestant, single, fresh complexion, dark brown hair, light brown eyes, woman on right arm, scar over right eye.

Brother: William
Sisters: Eliza, Maryanne - at native place.

Occupations: Engineer/fitter.

28/4/1850: TOL
28/12/1852: CP
28/8/1857: Free Certificate, Hobart.

12/7/1853: Steerage passenger Lauceston to Melbourne per ‘Yarra Yarra’ - Status: Conditional Pardon.

Convict Changes History

Vicki Johnson on 19th September, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1826 (prev. 0000), occupation

D Wong on 19th September, 2018 made the following changes:


D Wong on 19th September, 2018 made the following changes:

alias1: Mawn, gender: m

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