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Cox, Ann (1773–1837)

Ann Brookes was sentenced to seven years transportation for stealing several coats from a house. She arrived in Sydney in 1792 aboard the Pitt. It is likely that she partnered with John Cox either during the trip or upon her arrival at Sydney. They had their first child in 1794 but did not marry until 1819. She was buried on 11 March 1837. Her date of death is not known.

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'Cox, Ann (1773–1837)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/cox-ann-27792/text35525, accessed 2 December 2020.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Brookes, Ann
  • Brooks, Ann
  • Brooke, Ann
Birth

24 December 1773
Worcester, Worcestershire, England

Death

10 March 1837
Longford, Tasmania, Australia

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Convict Record

Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years