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Ann Williams

Williams, Ann one of 108 convicts transported on the Mary Ann, November 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ann Williams
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Surrey Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Mary Anne
Departure date: 25th December, 1821
Arrival date: 20th May, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 108 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 134
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

Maureen Withey on 3rd January, 2020 wrote:

SURGEON’S JOURNAL OF HIS MAJESTY’S FEMALE CONVICT SHIP MARY ANN 1822 MR JAMES HALL(2) SURGEON SUPERINTENDENT BETWEEN 27th OCTOBER 1821 and 23rd MAY 1822 108 convicts departed Portsmouth England on 25 December 1821 via Rio De Janeiro & arriving at Hobart Town VDL on 2nd May 1822 (45 women disembarked) and arriving at Port Jackson, New South Wales on 20th May 1822 (62 women disembarked) (1 woman died at sea) ADM 101/52/1

Log gives information about Mary Williams, age 26. The surgeon saw her several times. (For full details, follow link.)

24 Jan. Severe pain in the head from exposure to the sun’s rays.

30 March. She has been impregnated puivily by one of the sailors on board; and last week she quickened: she now is threatened with miscarriage & gives, as the cause of the origin of a sudden show, & uterine pains, a slight fall she had an hour ago. She may have been attempting by mechanical means to excite a miscarriage, as she is a wicked woman, & has borne children.

31 March. Pains suspended.
1 Apr. A slight haemorrhage has commenced, & the pains have returned.

4 Apr. The pains now & then recur, the discharge has ceased; the motions of the foetis are sensible to her, a recumbent posture is enjoined.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 3rd January, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: f

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