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Ann Becket (1770–?)

Ann Calcutt was found guilty on 13 August 1789 at the Stafford Assizes of stealing a number of household and personal items. Sentenced to 7 years transportation she arrived at Sydney aboard the Neptune in June 1790 as part of the Second Fleet. She married James Becket on 31 January 1791. In 1814 she was recorded as a widow, living in Parramatta on the family farm with one child 'off stores'. No further records have been found for her.

* information from Michael Flynn, The Second Fleet: Britain’s Grim Convict Armada of 1790 (1993), p 188

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'Becket, Ann (1770–?)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 23 May 2024.

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Alternative Names
  • Calcutt, Ann
  • Cacutt, Ann
  • Cocutt, Ann
  • Calcot, Ann
  • Calcut, Ann


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Convict Record

Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years