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Ann Norton, one of 169 convicts transported on the Elizabeth and Henry, 14 September 1846
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 110. Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
||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 24th September, 2018 wrote:
Ann NORTON was convicted at Maidstone QS, Kent, England on 2 July 1846 for stealing boots and shoes. Previous conviction. 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania), Australia per the ship ‘Elizabeth & Henry’ arriving 4 Jan 1847. Ship surgeon’s report: “of weak intellect”.
Aged 30 yrs; married, a widow, 2 children; needlewoman/dressmaker, imperfect; 5’0 1/2” height; Church of England; can read; sallow complexion; dk brown hair; grey eyes.
Stated her children live with her sister and husband, Wm Barton at Gravesend.
Native place of birth: Tonbridge, Kent.
Colony of VDL:
6 mths probation period.
Clear Conduct Record.
Ann NORTON died in the October of 1847, the same year she arrived. Record of her burial at the Grounds of Prison Barracks, Hobart on 31 Oct 1847. She is recorded as 29 yrs of age, Protestant, Bond, per ship ‘Elizabeth & Henry’. No cause of death stated. (ref. 34/1/2 no. 1630)
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 24th September, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 110. Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 11