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Ann Rickett

Ann Rickett, one of 191 convicts transported on the Garland Grove, 07 September 1842

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ann Rickett
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1823
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing silk gown
Convicted at: Nottingham. Newark Upon Trent Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Garland Grove
Departure date: 7th September, 1842
Arrival date: 20th January, 1843
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 190 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 205 (104)
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

Anonymous on 22nd May, 2012 wrote:

Ann Rickett was born in Southwell near Nottingham in 1823, she was single, grey eyes, brown hair, 5’2" tall, could read, C of E, can wash and iron.  Ann had lost the sight in her left eye and had 2 moles under the left breast.

Ann was transported for stealing money and a silk gown from a Mr. Dwyer.

She married James Bird (per Lord William Bentick, 1838) in Launceston on 20/2/1844.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 22nd May, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1823-00-00 (prev. 1842-12-07)

Anonymous on 20th May, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1842-12-07, gender f

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