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Ann Thompson

Ann Thompson, one of 179 convicts transported on the Hindostan, 06 May 1839

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ann Thompson
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: House servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Stealing from the person
Convicted at: Nothumberland, Newcastle upon Tyne Assizes
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Hindostan
Departure date: 6th May, 1839
Arrival date: 12th September, 1839
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 178 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 31 (17). Tasmanian Archives.
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 29th January, 2012 wrote:

died of cancer of the brain at launcesto female factory.

Nell Murphy on 7th August, 2019 wrote:

Ann THOMPSON was convicted at Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England on 1 March 1839 for stealing from the person - stealing money from Timothy Allen. Previous convictions, bad police report, had been imprisoned 10 times before. 10 yr transportation sentence.  Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship “Hindostan” arriving 11 Sept 1839.

Married woman, aged 35 yrs, 1 child.
5’2” height; house servant/nurse; can read; Protestant.
Native place of birth: Carlisle
Husband John at native place in England.
2 brothers & 2 sisters

VDL:
Work services.  Some minor notes of misconduct.
4 Nov 1840: Application for permission to marry - Ann Thompson per ‘Hindostan’ to John Crossley per ‘Lord Lyndoch’. (There is only one Ann Thompson listed on this sailing of the ‘Hindostan’). No record located of this marriage proceeding.
Noted as being at Morven (now named Evandale) in north of Colony in 1844. 
15 Oct 1844 - off the conduct records.

(There are numerous persons named “Ann Thompson” so it is difficult to link a death to this person, without actual certificate or further research.)

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 29th January, 2012 made the following changes:

gender f

Susan Robinson on 3rd July, 2018 made the following changes:

date of death: 1st February, 1843 (prev. 0000)

Nell Murphy on 7th August, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 31 (17). Tasmanian Archives. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 31 (17)), date o

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