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Sarah Burns

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Sarah Burns
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1826
Occupation: Housemaid
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 7 years

Crime: Vagrancy
Convicted at: Cork City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Midlothian
Departure date: 17th November, 1852
Arrival date: 24th February, 1853
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 25 other convicts

References

Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON41-1-36,178,11,L,80
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 9th June, 2013 wrote:

Sarah Burns was convicted at Cork on 12/3/1852 for Vagrancy (previous convictions). 7 yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land on the ‘Midlothian’ arriving 24.02.1853.

Carol Axton-Thompson on 9th June, 2013 wrote:

Single woman; aged 27yrs; Roman Catholic; housemaid; 5’1”; fresh complexion; dk brown hair; Hazel eyes.
Native Place: Co. Waterford.

Several assignments:
Rev. Bennett, O’Briens Bridge; New Town; Hobart; Bridgewater & New Norfolk.

Several records of misconduct and punishments.

Ticket of Leave 16/01/1855

Married Frederick Kirk (free) 04/02/1856 Hobart (ref. 270/1856-37).

Conditional Pardon 29/06/1857

Certificate of Freedom 16/03/1859

There is a record of death for a Sarah Kirk, Oatlands 19/05/1888 (age 55) (ref. 593/1888-35) which could be her - further look at record warranted.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 9th June, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1826, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

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