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Ann Sporton

Ann Sporton, one of 128 convicts transported on the Roslin Castle, 17 February 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ann Sporton
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1790
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
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 Life

Crime: Attempted murder
Convicted at: Nottingham Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Roslin Castle (Roslyn Castle)
Departure date: 17th February, 1830
Arrival date: 29th June, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 127 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 284
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

D Wong on 11th September, 2016 wrote:

Ann Sporton was 41 years old when convicted along with her mother, Sarah Revill (Kains 1830), her step-father, Edward Revill (Bussorah Merchant 1830 to VDL) and her brother, Peter Greasley (also on board Bussorah Merchant) for felonously shooting at William Middap, a Sherriff’s Officer.  All were sentenced to death but were given transportation for life.

Ann was the wife of Thomas Sporton.

8/12/1831: Permission to marry John Foy (Mangles 1826) he was 33 years old and had a TOL she was 43.
29/12/1831: Married at Sutton Forest, NSW.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 11th September, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1790 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime

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