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Ann McKenzie, one of 170 convicts transported on the Tory, 17 March 1845
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 255 (129). Tasmanian Archives.
||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 16th October, 2018 wrote:
Ann McKENZIE was convicted at Manchester, England on 28 Oct 1844 for stealing from the person at Manchester. Gaol Report: “twice previously convicted & several charges of vagrancy”. 10 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania), Australia per the ship ‘Tory’ arriving there 4 July 1845. Ship surgeon’s report: “bad character”.
Married woman, widowed abt 6 yrs.
2 children. (records do not state what happened to the children, but NOT noted they are onboard the ship)
Aged 25yrs; 4’11 1/2” height; can read & write a little; Roman Catholic; nurse maid; fresh complexion; brown hair; Hazel/Grey eyes.
Native place of birth: Athlone, Ireland
Stated her proper name was “Ann CONNELLY”. She had lived with her husband John McKENZIE but he had been dead abt 6 years.
Brothers: James, John & Martin
Sisters: Margaret, Bridget, Catherine, Ann & Rose
(ref. noted on Convict record)
Colony of VDL:
6 mths Probation Period
Assigned to service work
19 Nov 1846: Out without leave. 3 mths hard labour at the Female Factory, Hobart.
27 Feb 1847: Absence without leave. 3mths hard labour, at the Female Factory, Hobart.
3 Aug 1847: Drunk & disorderly. 14 days in solitary confinement.
12 Oct 1847: Misconduct. 3 mths hard labour.
20 March 1848: Absence, without leave. 3 mths hard labour.
7 Nov 1848: Absent. 10 days in the Cells.
27 Aug 1850: Ticket of Leave granted.
23 July 1852: Conditional Pardon approved.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 16th October, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 255 (129). Tasmanian Archives. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 255 (129)), su