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Ann Feutrill (c. 1775–1797)

Ann Short (c.1775-1797) was sentenced to 7 years transportation at Dublin, Ireland. She arrived at Sydney aboard the Kitty in November 1792.

Short married Theophilus Feutrill, a soldier with the NSW Corps, on 21 June 1795 at St Philip's Church, Sydney; both signing the register with an 'x'. Their first son, Joseph had been born in 1794. 

Ann Feutrill was buried on 19 March 1797 at the Old Sydney Burial Ground, four days after her the burial of her newborn son, Theophilius.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Fewtrill, Ann
  • Fewtrell, Ann
  • Fewteril, Ann
  • Futrell, Ann
  • Short, Ann

c. 1775
Dublin, Ireland


18 March, 1797 (aged ~ 22)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

childbirth complications

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Passenger Ship
Convict Record

Crime: unknown
Sentence: 7 years