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Ann Hardiman (c. 1765–1790)

Ann Hardiman (c.1762-1790) was sentenced to seven years transportation on 25 June 1788 at the Old Bailey, London, for feloniously stealing, with Rachel Hoddy, a cloth coat, value 10. a velvet waistcoat, value 5 shillings, a pair of leather breeches, value 6 shillings, a man’s hat, value 4 shillings, a pair of leather shoes, value 12 pennies, a pair of plated shoe buckles, value 4 shillings, a base metal knee-buckle, value 2 pennies, a base metal tobacco box, value 2 pennies, and 3 shillings in monies numbered.

She arrived in Sydney in June 1790 aboard the Lady Juliana as part of the Second Fleet. She was buried in Sydney on 6 July 1790, the death being registered at St Philips Church of England.

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Alternative Names
  • Hardiaman, Ann
  • Handyman, Ann
  • Hardyman, Ann

c. 1765


5 July, 1790 (aged ~ 25)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death


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Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years
Court: Old Bailey, London
Trial Date: 25 June 1788