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Ann Wheatcroft

Ann Wheatcroft, one of 150 convicts transported on the Cadet, 10 November 1848

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ann Wheatcroft
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1815
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 3rd December, 1848
Age: 33 years

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 15 years

Crime: Manslaughter
Convicted at: Warwick. Assizes at Warwick
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Cadet
Departure date: 10th November, 1848
Arrival date: 12th April, 1849
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 150 other convicts

References

Primary source: England & Wales Criminal Registers (HO27/86, page 345). Tasmanian Libraries. Ancestry. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 355 (179)
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

David Noon on 20th January, 2020 wrote:

Wheatcroft was not her real name ... which is unknown. She took the surname of the man with whom she cohabited for years. She beat and starved his young son to death.

David Noon on 20th January, 2020 wrote:

Folio 9: case no 3, Ann Wheatcroft, aged 33, convict, taken ill in Plymouth Sound; sick or hurt, melancholia, gradually fell into a state of melancholy and remorse, ‘slight delirium appeared shortly before her death; put on sick list not stated, died 3 December 1848 the Minister’s evidence convincing the Coroner that her disease was mental he thought it unnecessary to order an examination of the body.

Iris Dunne on 20th January, 2020 wrote:

Criminal Registers: aged 36, Offence Manslaughter

Conduct Record: Tried 3 August 1848
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON41-1-21$init=CON41-1-21p148

Convict Changes History

David Noon on 20th January, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: f, crime

David Noon on 20th January, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1815 (prev. 0000), date of death: 3rd December, 1848 (prev. 0000)

Iris Dunne on 20th January, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: f

Iris Dunne on 20th January, 2020 made the following changes:

source: England & Wales Criminal Registers (HO27/86, page 345). Tasmanian Libraries. Ancestry. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 355 (179) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Ro

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