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Ann Elliott (c. 1764–?)

Ann Smith (c.1764- ), a married woman, was found guilty on 12 January 1791 at the Old Bailey, London, of stealing 50 yards of linen cloth. Sentenced to 7 years transportation she arrived at Sydney aboard the Mary Ann in July 1791 as part of the Third Fleet.

Smith married Edward Elliott on 11 September 1791 at Port Jackson. The couple were still together, childless, in 1814.

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Alternative Names
  • Smith, Ann

c. 1764

Passenger Ship
Key Events
Convict Record

Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years