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Sarah Brett

Sarah Brett, one of 128 convicts transported on the Roslin Castle, 17 February 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Sarah Brett
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Roslin Castle (Roslyn Castle)
Departure date: 17th February, 1830
Arrival date: 29th June, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 127 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 281 (143)
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

Anonymous on 9th April, 2012 wrote:

Sarah Brett was 18 years old when she was indicted for having stolen clothing items from Henry and Elizabeth Willis who had employed her.

She was born in Essex, and her trade was a Housemaid.

1832: List of female convicts assigned in the month of July, 1832 - Sarah Brett, laundress to Andrew Nash, Parramatta.

28/3/1833: Absconded from Mr. Nash, Parramatta, she was 5’‘2" tall with dark brown hair, brown eyes and a dark ruddy freckled complexion.

1834: Married John Lampier, Shipley, 1816 at St Lukes, Liverpool.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 9th April, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1811-00-00, gender f

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