Ann Dunstan

Irish convict woman tried and convicted at Antrim, Ireland in 1839 for receiving stolen goods and sentenced to seven years transportation per Margaret (3) (1840). Later incarcerated at the Parramatta Female Factory where gave birth to CAROLINE DUNSTAN in the Factory’s lying-in hospital in 1845.


  • Alternate: ANNE DUNSTANE
  • Alternate: ANN DUNSTANE (c.f. Government Gazette, 1844)


  • Born: 1816, Londonderry, Ireland
  • Tried and convicted of stealing stolen goods: 1839, Antrim, Ireland
  • Sentenced to seven years transportation
  • Arrived in the colony of New South Wales per Margaret (3): 17 August 1840
  • Absconded from the service of her master, W. J. CAPE: 17 November 1844, Darlinghurst, Sydney
  • Daughter CAROLINE DUNSTAN born: 13 September 1845, lying-in hospital, Parramatta Female Factory
  • Daughter CAROLINE DUNSTAN baptised: 16 September 1845, St. John’s Church, Parramatta


  • General Houseservant


  • Height: 5 feet and 2 ¾ inches
  • Complexion: Ruddy
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eyes: Hazel
  • General Remarks: Full featured, two small moles on left cheek, another on right side of neck.


  • Protestant


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