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Sarah Bartlett

Sarah Bartlett, one of 180 convicts transported on the Navarino, 05 October 1840

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Sarah Bartlett
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1819
Occupation: Servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Northampton Assizes
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Navarino
Departure date: 5th October, 1840
Arrival date: 17th January, 1841
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 179 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 239 (121). Tasmanian Archives - LINC https://linctas.ent.sirsidynix.net.au
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

Rosie Green on 9th November, 2016 wrote:

Weedon Beck Daventry Northampton Along with Joanna Cooper,Mary Cardwell stole 17S.6D in silver from the dwelling house of Zachariah Evans of Weedon Beck. All 3 were given a sentence of 10 years transportation and sailed on the Navarino October 1840 arriving 17th January 1841. see Northampton Mercury 1840

Nell Murphy on 10th November, 2016 wrote:

Information held at the Tasmanian Archives.
Sarah BARTLETT was convicted at Northampton 2 Mar 1840 for stealing and receiving goods knowing them to have been stolen. 10yr transportation sentence. Travelled on the ‘Navarino’ arriving in Hobart on 17 Jan 1841.

Married woman; aged 22yrs; servant; 5’3 3/4”; dark complexion; dark brown hair; blue eyes.
Native Place: Somerset, England.

Assigned to work services in the Colony. Some notes of misconduct. Sent to the “interior” of Female Factory on hard labour.

27 April 1843: Application for permission to marry - to Thomas BLIGH (transported per ‘Emperor Alexander’ 1833 for housebreaking).

9 Sept 1844: Marriage - to Thomas BLIGH. Sarah aged 24yrs; widow. Thomas, aged 33yrs; bachelor;
in the Parish Church of St. Matthews, New Norfolk.

28 Sept 1845: Ticket of Leave granted.
4 July 1848: Conditional Pardon approved.
17 Dec 1850: Free Certificate

Children:
29 May 1845 - Elizabeth BLIGH born Hobart district. Father - Thomas Bligh, labourer. Mother - Sarah Bligh formerly Bartlett. (ref. 33/1/2)

9 Feb 1847 - Thomas BLIGH born Hobart district. Father - Thomas Bligh, labourer. Mother - Sarah Bligh formerly Bartlett.

No record found for either Thomas or Sarah Bligh so perhaps they moved to elsewhere in Australia.

Nell Murphy on 10th November, 2016 wrote:

Births of additional children on records but under variation of spelling is surname - i.e. Blyth and Bylthe.  See husband’s record http://www.convictrecords.com.au/convicts/bligh/thomas/31684

Convict Changes History

Rosie Green on 9th November, 2016 made the following changes:

gender: f, crime

Nell Murphy on 10th November, 2016 made the following changes:

term: 10 years (prev. 7 years), source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 239 (121). Tasmanian Archives - LINC https://linctas.ent.sirsidynix.net.au (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Mi

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