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Ann Glossop (1766–1809)

Ann Glossop (alias Elizabeth Heathorn) was sentenced to seven years transportation. She arrived in Sydney in 1792 aboard the Pitt. Between 1792 and 1807 she had five children with William Broughton. She sailed for England in October 1809 in the Boyd but perished in New Zealand after all on board, except for four, were massacred.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Heathorn, Elizabeth
  • Glossip, Ann
  • Glassop, Ann

London, Middlesex, England


December, 1809 (aged ~ 43)
Whangaroa, New Zealand

Cause of Death

spear wounds

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Passenger Ship
Convict Record

Crime: unknown
Sentence: 7 years