Ann Huxley, Convict "Prince of Wales 1788

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Ann Huxley (Forbes), Convict "Prince of Wales 1788

Birthdate: (80)
Birthplace: Spitalfields, Stepney, London, England.
Death: Died in Lower Portland, New South Wales, Australia
Place of Burial: Sackville Reach
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Forbes and Hannah Forbes
Wife of Jones //; William Dring [Convict "Alexander" 1788] and Thomas Huxley, Convict "Salamander" 1791
Partner of George BANNISTER, convict "Alexander" 1788
Mother of Sarah Bannister; Ann DRING; Elizabeth Dring; Charles DRING; Jane Forbes Huxley ARNDELL and 9 others

Occupation: Convict 1st fleet 'PRINCE OF WALES' 1788, Convict, "Prince of Wales"
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About Ann Huxley, Convict "Prince of Wales 1788

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

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".

alt b. Christchurch Spitalfields Stepney, London, UK and d. Colo, New South Wales, Australia

Arrived in Sydney as part of the First Fleet on board the convict ship "Prince of Wales". Convicted 2/04/1887 for stealing ten yards of printed cotton and was sentenced to 7 years.

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Ann Huxley, Convict "Prince of Wales 1788's Timeline

September 15, 1771
Spitalfields, Stepney, London, England.
January 26, 1788
Age 16
Prince of Wales convict
November 15, 1789
Age 18
Sydney Cove
Age 20
Norfolk Island
August 30, 1794
Age 22
St Phillips Sydney V1794383 1A
August 20, 1796
Age 24
Norfolk Island