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Ann Sparrow

Ann Sparrow, one of 106 convicts transported on the Active, Albermarle, Atlantic, Barrington, Britannia, Mary Ann, Matilda, Salamander and William and Mary, January 1791

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ann Sparrow
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1792
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: York, North Riding Quarter Sessions of Peace
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Active, Albermarle, Atlantic, Barrington, Britannia, Mary Ann, Matilda, Salamander and William and Ann
Departure date: January, 1791
Arrival date: 9th July, 1791
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 995 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 150
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

Denis Pember on 3rd December, 2015 wrote:

At the General Quarter Sessions of the Peace holden at Northallerton, in and for the North Riding, of Yorkshire, on Tuesday the 13th April, Rose, otherwise Rosamond Sparrow, a daughter of Ann Sparrow, found guilty of stealing at Bedale one striped cotton gown-piece, and three yards and three quarters of checked muslin, the property of Nathan Blakey; Ann Sparrow, the mother, found guilty of stealing at Fingall four sackweb pokes, six bushels of maslin, and one peck of oats, the Property of John Jobson; and David Hatton, found guilty of stealing at Fingall one stubbing hack, the property of Robert Auton, and at Hawxwell, one tin japanned scale-box, and a pair of seales and weights, the property of James Metcalf, were severally sentenced to be transported to parts beyond the seas for the term of seven years.
Ann and her daughter Rose were both Transported on “Mary Ann”.
Ann died soon after arrival.

Phil Hands on 25th September, 2017 wrote:

Tried and convicted at the North Riding Quarter Sessions of Peace at Northallerton on 13th April 1790 of stealing at Fingall four sackweb pokes, six bushels of maslin, and one peck of oats, the Property of John Jobson, sentenced to transportation for 7 years.
Left England on 16th February 1791.
Ship:- the ‘Mary Ann’ sailed with 150 female convicts on board of which 9 died during the voyage, Ann’s daughter, Rosamond, was also a convict on board.
Arrived on 9th July 1791.

Newcastle Courant Saturday April 14th, 1781 p. 4
York, April 10. Last week was Committed to York Castle, Rose Ann Sparrow and Sparrow, charged with stealing out of the shop of Mr. John Sadler, Linen Draper in Beadale, Sundry articles of linendrapery goods.

Leeds Intelligencer Tuesday 4th May 1790 p. 4
SESSIONS INTELLIGENCE
At the General Quarter Sessions of the Peace held at Northallerton, in and for the North Riding, of Yorkshire, on Tuesday the 13th April, Rose, otherwise Rosamond Sparrow, a daughter of Ann Sparrow, found guilty of stealing at Bedale one striped cotton gown-piece, and three yards and three quarters of checked muslin, the property of Nathan Blakey; Ann Sparrow, the mother, found guilty of stealing at Fingall four sackweb pokes, six bushels of maslin, and one peck of oats, the Property of John Jobson; and David Hatton, found guilty of stealing at Fingall one stubbing hack, the property of Robert Auton, and at Hawxwell, one tin japanned scale-box, and a pair of seales and weights, the property of James Metcalf, were severally sentenced to be transported to parts beyond the seas for the term of seven years.

Ann died in 1792.

Convict Changes History

Denis Pember on 3rd December, 2015 made the following changes:

date of death: 1792 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime

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