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Ann Martin

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ann Martin
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1769
Occupation: Servant
Date of Death: 1806
Age: 37 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Theft of hankerchief
Convicted at: Surrey (Town and Borough of Southwark) Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lady Penrhyn, Scarborough and Alexander
Departure date: January, 1787
Arrival date: 22nd January, 1788
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 293 other convicts


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D Wong on 8th July, 2014 wrote:

Ann Martin 1769-1806
daughter of John Martin and Sara Ann How

Baptised: December 22, 1769
Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom.

Ann was tried at the Quarter Sessions of St Margaret’s Hill Surrey on 9 Jan 1787. “Ann Martin and Amelia Levy “committed the 13th day of December 1786 by William Mason Esq. charged on the oath of John Tenant, Anthony Shearcroft, and Ann Brown, (an accomplice) with having feloniously taken and stolen, in the parish of Rotherhithe, some silk handkerchiefs the property of the said John Tenant.” The sentence was transportation for seven years.

23 Aug. 1788 - Charged with being drunk on the 21st and ordered to make pegs for a month.
30 March 1789 - Created a night time disturbance and was sentenced to receive 25 lashes
11 Nov. 1789 - Sent to Norfolk Island on the ‘Supply’
Sep. 1792 - Returned to Port Jackson on the ‘Atlantic’
1801 - Listed as an emancipist.

Marriage to William Miller about 1794 (Age 25)
It was said to be a De facto relationship.

1 daughter: Sarah Miller 1795–1841

1806: Ann died and was buried 12 Feb 1806 in the parish of St John, burial registered by Samuel Marsden.

Daughter Sarah Miller born 4/9/1795, married James Cox C1812 when she was 16, the couple did not marry. It is believed that a child James was born from this union.

Married Christian William Sternbeck July 12, 1813 (Age 17)
Windsor, Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia

Hannah Sternbeck 1815-1886
George Sternbeck 1817-1896
William Sternbeck 1819-1906
Elizabeth Sternbeck 1823-1911

Sarah died September 10, 1841 (Age 46)
St Albans, Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia.

Carol Axton-Thompson on 13th September, 2014 wrote:

Contribution from Michelle Drysdale:
I have found out my first fleeter convict ancestor Ann Martin was sent to Norfolk Island in November 1789 & returned to Port Jackson by “Atlantic” supply ship in September 1792.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th October, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, St John’s Parramatta Burials.

Name; Ann Martin
Aged; No details
Of the Parish of St John’s Parramatta was buried February 12th, 1806
By Samuel Marsden

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 8th July, 2014 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://www.fellowshipfirstfleeters.org.au/ship_ladypen.htm (prev. ), firstname: Ann, surname: Martin, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1769, date of death: 1806, gender: f, occupation, cri

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