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Ann Seymour (?–1798)

Ann Daly/Daley ( - 1788?) a married woman, was found guilty on 3 October 1786 at the Nether Knutsford Quarter Sessions, England, of stealing a printed muslin gown and a yellow gown. Sentenced to 7 years transportation she arrived at Sydney aboard the Prince of Wales in January 1788 as part of the First Fleet.

Ann shared a hut with Amelia Levy at Port Jackson. On 24 June 1792 she married John Seymour at Parramatta. She may have been the Ann Seymour who was buried from St John's, Parramatta, age unknown, on 21 April 1798.

* information from Mollie Gillen, The Founders of Australia: A Biographical Dictionary of the First Fleet (1989), pp 93-94

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Daly, Ann
  • Warburton, Ann
  • Daley, Ann

20 April, 1798
Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death


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Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years