Who Was Ann Gregg

Who Was Ann Gregg

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Travelling gypsies and tinkers, Greggs, Hutchinsons and Berrys.What began as a general interest in family history for David Cooper Holmes, turned into a journey back through time, making the discovery that one of his ancestors, Ann Gregg, was Cumberland's most notorious female criminal.
Sentenced to death in 1777
Sentenced to transportation in 1794
Sentenced to transportation again in 1824
She had 14 aliases
Was incarcerated in 9 different gaols
Escaped from gaol 4 times
Yet she never left the country, and lived to the age of 92
Born into abject poverty in the mid 18th century, Ann along with other family members, were driven through circumstance, into a life of constant crime. This was a story just waiting to be told.
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  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 149 x 210mm
  • United Kingdom
  • 50 black and white illustrations
  • 0993183581
  • 9780993183584
  • 71,285

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