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Ann Shrimpton (1765–1818)

Ann Keys/Hayes was sentenced to 7 years transportation on 3 May 1791, at Winchester, Southampton, England. She arrived in Sydney in February 1792 aboard the Pitt. She married Richard Shrimpton on 25 June 1792; the couple had no children. Ann died at Wilberforce on 15 June 1818. Her burial was registered at St Matthews, Windsor.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Keys, Ann
  • Hayes, Ann
  • Key, Ann

Surrey, England


15 June, 1818 (aged ~ 53)
Wilberforce, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death


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Convict Record

Crime: unknown
Sentence: 7 years