The known life of Ann Beck is a tale of hardship, personal suffering and one of desperately poor mental health. Such was the extent of her mental health problems that she was admitted shortly after her arrival on the shores of Van Diemen’s Land (VDL) to New Norfolk Asylum, VDL.

This is her tale.






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