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Ann Hagley (c. 1751–1816)

Ann Wicks (c.1751-1816) was found guilty on 9 December 1789 at the Old Bailey, London, of burglary and stealing items from a house. Her death sentence was commuted to life transportation on 8 December 1790. She remained at Newgate Gaol until she embarked for New South Wales on the Mary Ann in 1790, arriving in Sydney in July 1791 as part of the Third Fleet.

Wicks married Richard Hagley on 17 March 1792 at St Philip's Church, Sydney; both signed the register with an 'x'.

Ann Hagley did, childless, on 20 December 1816 at Pitt Town and was buried two days later at St Mathews, Windsor; her age was given as 65.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Wicks, Ann

c. 1751


20 December, 1816 (aged ~ 65)
Pitt Town, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death


Passenger Ship
Key Events
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Convict Record

Crime: theft
Sentence: life