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Ann Shaw

Ann Shaw, one of 190 convicts transported on the America, 30 December 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ann Shaw
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Servant
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: Felony
Convicted at: Chester Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: America
Departure date: 30th December, 1830
Arrival date: 9th May, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 181 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 545 (275). Libraries Tasmania, Marriage (Record ID: NAME_INDEXES:861439, Resource: RGD37/1/19 no 101)& Conduct Record (CON40-1-9, Image 92)
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

Iris Dunne on 28th October, 2018 wrote:

Conduct Record No.184: Transported for stealing a tea kettle, Married, 5 Children, previous offence: Stealing a table cloth

Marriage of Abraham Carter (Widower - Convict Ship Mayda 1846) to Ann Shaw (Spinster - convict ship: America) on 26 July 1860 at St. Davids Cathedral, Hobart, No.599
https://stors.tas.gov.au/RGD37-1-19p59j2k

Maureen Withey on 20th April, 2020 wrote:

Tasmanian Conduct Record.
184. Ann Shaw. Per America, Tried at Chester 12 July 1830, 7 years. Transported for stealing a tea kettle, etc. Gaol report, 6 months felony.  Married 5 children. Stated this offence, stealing a kettle, once for stealing a table cloth, 6 months, again for ? Disy conduct? 3 months, Married, 5 children, husband, Jno. Shaw at Chester.

Several incidents of drunkenness and punishments. S.C. 6 Dec 1837 – 12 months imprisonment & hard labour.
S.C. 17 Oct 1842. 3 months Imprisonment.
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Appropriation Record. https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON27-1-1$init=CON27-1-1p7
184. Ann Shaw, 56, Ho. Servt & pl needle woman, assigned to Mrs Easton.

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Supreme Court. Wed Dec 6.
Anne Shaw, stealing a cap, guilty.
Hobart Town Courier, Fri 8 Dec 1837.

Thursday Dec 14.
The following prisoners were brought up and received the following sentences:
To be imprisoned in the House of Correction, and kept to hard labour, for 12 months—Ann Shaw.
Bent’s News and Tasmanian Register. 23 Dec 1837.
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The following report may possibly refer to her:
Hobart Town Police Report.  Wednesday 12 October.
Ann Shaw fully committed for trial, for stealing a tin bowl from Mr. Pierce’s shop, in
Elizabeth-street.
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Hobart Town Courier, 7 July 1837,
The period for which the undermentioned persons were transported, expiring at the date placed after their respective names, certificates of their freedom may be obtained then, or at any subsequent period, upon application at the Muster Master’s Office, Hobart town, or at that of a Police Magistrate in the interior :
Ann Shaw 19th July 1837, America;

Maureen Withey on 20th April, 2020 wrote:

Date of report re stealin gtim bowl:
Colonial Times, 18 Oct 1842.

Convict Changes History

Iris Dunne on 28th October, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 545 (275). Libraries Tasmania, Marriage (Record ID: NAME_INDEXES:861439, Resource: RGD37/1/19 no 101)& Conduct Record (CON40-1-9, Image 92) (prev. Aust

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