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Ann McKenzie, one of 170 convicts transported on the Sea Queen, 08 May 1846
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Scotland. Edinburgh Court of Justiciary
8th May, 1846
29th August, 1846
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 169 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 65 (34). 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 17th October, 2018 wrote:
Ann McKENZIE was convicted at Edinburgh,Scotland on 16 Dec 1845 for theft - stealing a dressing glass. 1 previous conviction. 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Sea Queen’ arriving there 29 Aug 1846.
Single woman but had lived with Thomas Paxton (?spelling of surname) and have 1 child. Noted on her Convict Indent record that her child, aged 2 yrs 7 mths, accompanied her on the voyage.
Search on the Queens Orphanage records, New Town, nr Hobart reveal that Caroline McKenzie was admitted on 2 Oct 1846 aged 2 yrs 9 mths. Released back to her mother, Ann McKenzie (per ‘Sea Queen’) on 4 Aug 1847, now on Ticket of Leave status. (ref. SWD 7 & 28) (Note: it was a requirement by the Govt for young children to be placed there until parents were authorised and in a position to be able to care for their children.)
Aged 25 yrs; a cook; Protestant; can read & write; 5’1 1/2” height; fair complexion; lt brown hair; Hazel eyes.
Native place of birth: London but currently living in Edinburgh.
Sisters: Sarah & Isabella
Brother: Samuel, in the 35th Regiment
Colony of VDL:
6 mths probation period
Stationed on the hulk ‘Anson’ on the River Derwent, Hobart.
Assigned to work services.
6 Oct 1847: at employ of Elliston - disobedience or orders. One week (or month) hard labour at the Female Factory, Hobart.
6 Nov 1848: at employ of Carter - having a man in her room. 6 mths hard labour. Female Factory, Hobart.
APPLICATION FOR PERMISSION TO MARRY:
18 Sept 1849 - Ann McKenzie (per ‘Sea Queen’) to Samuel Hulme (per ‘Layton’). Approved. ref. 52/1/3 pg 209.
8 Oct 1849 - Ann McKenzie, adult, spinster to Samuel Hulme, adult, farmer at St. George’s Church of England, Hobart. (ref. 37/1/8 no. 754)
(Note: Samuel also used the alias name of Samuel Gee)
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 17th October, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 65 (34). Tasmanian Archives. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 65 (34)), surnam