Ann FORBES, convict (1771 - 1851)

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Birthplace: Stepney, London, England
Death: Died in Lower Portland, NSW, Australia
Occupation: Convict 1st fleet 'PRINCE OF WALES' 1788, Convict
Managed by: Jennifer Mary O'Neill, Ms
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About Ann FORBES, convict

Ann Forbes was a convict on First Fleet. She had large family. Her complete genealogy is in 'Transported to Paradise: a genealogy of Ann Forbes ' by Douglas R. Huxley

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Ann Forbes was tried at the Surrey Lent assizes which began at Kingston upon Thames on Monday, 2nd April, 1787, before Sir Henry Gould Knt and Sir Alexander Thomson Knt. She was tried on Thursday morning, 5th April, 1787. Ann Forbes together with Lydia Munro had been committed on 30th October, 1786. The charges read as follows:

"That Ann Forbes late of the parish of Saint Olave within the borrough of Southward in the county of Surrey, ..spinster and Lydia Munro, late of the same.. spinster on the 28th October.. ten yards of printed cotton of the value of 20 shillings of the goods and chattels of James Rollinson in the shop of said James Rollinson .. feloniously did steal.."

She was found "Guilty, no chattels, to be hanged, reprieved. To be transported for 7 years. Sent 30th April 1787."

Transport Ship: "Prince of Wales".

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Ann FORBES, convict's Timeline

1771
September 15, 1771
Stepney, London, England
1787
April 30, 1787
- 1788
Age 15
Sydney, NSW, Australia

Ann Forbes together with Lydia Munro was committed on 30th October, 1786 for trial. She was tried on Thursday morning, 5th April, 1787 at Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey, England. Sentenced to 7 years transportation to NSW for stealing 10 yards of printed cotton.

1788
January 26, 1788
Age 16
Prince of Wales convict
1789
November 15, 1789
Age 18
Sydney Cove
1790
March 4, 1790
Age 18
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
1791
November 5, 1791
Age 20
Norfolk Island
1792
1792
Age 20
Norfolk Island
1794
August 30, 1794
Age 22
St Phillips Sydney V1794383 1A
1796
August 20, 1796
Age 24
Norfolk Island
1796
Age 24
United Kingdom