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Ann Perry

Ann Perry, one of 220 convicts transported on the Sir Robert Sippings [Seppings], 17 March 1852

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ann Perry
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1833
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: 13th August, 1852
Age: 19 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: Larceny
Convicted at: Hertford, Hertford Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Sir Robert Seppings
Departure date: 17th March, 1852
Arrival date: 7th August, 1852
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 221 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 371 (188)
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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Community Contributions

Bryan Pready on 29th June, 2020 wrote:

Ann Perry was sick on the voyage to Tasmania.  The surgeon recorded:

“Folios 24-25: Ann Perry, aged 20, Convict; disease or hurt, amenorrhoea. Put on sick list, 1 June 1852, at sea. Discharged, 8 July 1852, to the Colonial Hospital. ‘A young woman of a spare and delicate frame of a scrophulous nature’, she had suffered amenorrhoea for 13 month and was very much debilitated.”

Source: The National Aarchives (UK), ADM 101/68/4 - Medical and surgical journal of the convict ship Sir Robert Seppings , for 16 March to 16 July 1852 by Dr L T Cunningham,Surgeon.

Transported for Larceny; Single, Housemaid, age 19, Native place: Hertford
Died: 13 August 1852
Source: CON 41/1/34 Image 157

Convict Changes History

Bryan Pready on 29th June, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1833 (prev. 0000), date of death: 13th August, 1852 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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