Ann Gratton

Convict woman convicted at the Old Bailey, London and transported per Harmony (1) (1827). ANN GRATTON was sent to the Factory for being pregnant to “a jolly tar” named WILLIAM COLLINS. ANN gave birth to WILLIAM GRATTON in the Factory’s lying-in hospital. The child resided at the Parramatta Female Factory at the time he was baptised in St. John’s Parish, Parramatta.


Names

  • Alternate: ANN GRATTEN

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The lying-in hospital, Parramatta Female Factory, viewed from where the original main barrack building of the factory once stood. Photo: Michaela Ann Cameron (2014)
The lying-in hospital, Parramatta Female Factory, viewed from where the original main barrack building of the factory once stood. Photo: Michaela Ann Cameron (2014)

Sources

  • The Digital Panopticon, Ann Gratton Life Archive, (ID: obpt18270215-77-defend540), accessed 6 June 2018.
  • Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0), 15 February 1827, trial of ANN GRATTON (t18270215-77), accessed 6 June 2018.
  • Parish Baptism Registers, Textual records, St. John’s Anglican Church Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.
  • POLICE INCIDENTS: Ann Gratton,” (p18290724-2), The Australian (Sydney, NSW : 1824 – 1848), Friday 24 July 1829, p.3