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Rose Hannah Cross (1758–1836)

Rose Hannah Flood was sentenced to seven years transportation for stealing one blue linen apron, valued at 6 pence, and one linen table-cloth, valued at 13 pence. She arrived in Sydney in 1790 aboard the Neptune as part of the Second Fleet. She married Charles Cross later that year.

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  • Flood, Rose Hannah

London, Middlesex, England


4 November, 1836 (aged ~ 78)
Wilberforce, New South Wales, Australia

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Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years