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Ann Faro (1774–1840)

Ann Cossans (Cassins on indent) was sentenced to seven years transportation. She arrived in Sydney in 1801 aboard the Anne. By 1806 she was living with Joseph Hibbert. She moved to Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania) in either in 1810 or 1811 and married Thomas Farro in 1811. There was no issue from the marriage.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Cossans, Ann
  • Cassins, Ann
  • Hibbert, Ann
  • Carsans, Ann
  • Casstins, Ann

Dublin, Ireland


28 January, 1840 (aged ~ 66)
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

Cause of Death

general debility

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Passenger Ship
Convict Record

Crime: unknown
Sentence: 7 years