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Ann Matthews

Ann Matthews, one of 26 convicts transported on the Kitty, January 1792

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ann Matthews
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 11th April, 1762
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 21st December, 1819
Age: 57 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 7 years

Crime: Breaking and entering and stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Kitty
Departure date: January, 1792
Arrival date: 18th November, 1792
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 29 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 174
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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Darryl Buley on 4th April, 2020 wrote:

Ann had been born at Enfield in London on the 11 April 1762. The third of seven children born to of Matthew MATTHEWS 1730 and Ann SMITH 1735.

3rd fleet. Name: Ann Matthews Vessel: Kitty Voyage Date: Jan 1792 Colony: New South Wales

Convicted Date: 26 Oct 1791 Place of Conviction: Old Bailey Middlesex, England

ANN MATTHEWS was indicted for burglariously and feloniously breaking and entering the dwelling house of   John Lewis Andre , about the hour of two in the night of the 7th of October , and burglariously stealing therein, eight silver table spoons, value 40 s. four silver desert spoons, value 16 s. four tea spoons, value 8 s. five cruet tops, value 20 s. two silver salt spoons, value 2 s. a diaper table cloth, value 2 s. and a linen towel, value 8 d. his property .

Ann was tried at Middlesex and found guilty on the 17 October 1791, then sent to the hulks to await transportation
She departed on the Kitty on 31 March 1792 and arrived in New South Wales on 18th November, 1792.
Ann died on the 21 December 1819 at age 57 and was buried 3 days later from St Phillips’s Church Sydney. Her grave is most likley to be under the Sydney Town Hall.

The children of John WOOD and Ann, nee MATTHEWS were:-
1.Mary Matthews WOOD 1793 1880 m. Peter HOUGH 1776-1833 at St.Phillips C of E Sydney, New South Wales on the 18 September 1809.
2.Ann Wood 1796 - 1831 m. Daniel PEGG 1791-1860 at St.Phillips C of E Sydney, New South Wales on the 4 April 1820. Daniel was the son of Samuel PEGG 1750-xxxx and Mary TAYLOR 1753-xxxx Daniel died in Victoria and Ann in Tasmania.
3.John Wood 1798 - 1883 m. Mary Ann DALEY 1811-1894 the daughter of Charles Daley 1775-1831 and Susannah Alderson 1780-1854 at St.Matthews C of E Windsor, New South Waleson the 28 December 1829. Both John and Mary Ann died in Windsor.
4.George Wood 1807 - 1881 m. Jane CROSS 1818-1888 the daughter of Thomas CROSS 1775-1843 and Martha Eaton Bryant 1798-1839 at St.Peters C of E Richmond, New South Wales on the 29 April 1834. Both died in Windsor.

Convict Changes History

Denis Pember on 27th May, 2015 made the following changes:

gender: f, crime

Denis Pember on 27th May, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 11th April, 1762 (prev. 0000), date of death: 21st December, 1819 (prev. 0000)

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