Also known as: née Bird, Ann Bird, Ann Salmon, Ann Watt
Died: 17 November 1842Special Achievements:
1829 - First woman proprietor of a newspaper in Australia.
5 March 1803 - First newspaper published in Australia 'Sydney Gazette & New South Wales Advertiser'' was originally owned by her husband.
Clarke, Patricia. (1988). Pen Portraits: Women Writers and Journalism in Nineteenth Century Australia. Crows Nest, Sydney, New South Wales: Allen & Unwin.