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Ann Newton, one of 121 convicts transported on the Morley, 17 May 1820
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 328
||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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Maureen Withey on 16th February, 2020 wrote:
Old Bailey Proceedings Online (http://www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 16 February 2020), September 1819, trial of ANN NEWTON (t18190915-239).
ANN NEWTON, Theft > pocketpicking, 15th September 1819.
1313. ANN NEWTON was indicted for stealing, on the 4th of September , one watch, value 12 l.; one chain, value 3 l., and one seal, value 1 l., the goods of John Robson , from his person .
JOHN ROBSON . I am a mariner . On the 4th of September, I was standing at the door of the Nag’s Head public-house, Whitechapel - I was quite sober. The prisoner came up, and said there was a shipmate of mine at her house, which she said was a few doors off; I went to the door with her, and she got a light and opened it. I went into the lower room, but saw no person there - the door was closed. She blew the candle out, and pulled my watch out; I am sure she is the person - I went there for no improper purpose. I gave information, and on the 15th she was taken.
WILLIAM FOSTER . I am an officer of Lambeth-street Office. I apprehended the prisoner in Catharine-wheel-alley, Essex-street. I went every evening to the house where she took the prosecutor to, but could not find her - it was in Black Lion-yard.
GUILTY . Aged 21.
Transported for Seven Years .
Third Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Common Sergeant.
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON13-1-2$init=CON13-1-2p56 and following pages.
List of female convicts from Morely (3), Master, Brown, in 1820, who landed at Hobart, not Sydney.
Ann Newton, Convicted at Middlesex G.D., 15 Sept 1819, 7 years.
Later addition in ink – 1827/97, may refer to date and number of her Certificate of Freedom.
Certificate of Freedom
Ann Newton – Morley, (3)
Hobart Town Gazette, 14 Apr 1827.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 16th February, 2020 made the following changes:
gender: f, crime