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Ann Russell, one of 89 convicts transported on the Brothers, 20 November 1823
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
20th November, 1823
5th April, 1824
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 89 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 112
||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 10th March, 2020 wrote:
There was a mutiny on board early in the voyage, involving about 6 women who tried to attack and beat up the ships surgeon, It seemed to have been started after resentment of a prisoner Catherine Ryan, having had her hair cut off as punishment on the orders of the surgeon, and was incited by Mr John Meach, Chief Mate, who was involved in prostitution on board the ship. The “Six Women had Created the Disturbance; their Names were Anne Russel, Catherine McManus, Ellen Meadows, Lydia Gardner, Catherine Ryan and Elizabeth Rae “
There was an enquiry later on arrival, and the charges were dismissed.
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Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 10th March, 2020 made the following changes: