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Sarah Byrne

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Sarah Byrne
Aliases: Berne
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
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 7 years

Crime: Stealing a watch
Convicted at: Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Marquis Cornwallis
Departure date: 9th August, 1795
Arrival date: 11th February, 1796
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 46 other convicts

References

Primary source: Freemans Journal Thurs 7 Nov 1793, p 4.
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Community Contributions

Robin Sharkey on 18th April, 2019 wrote:

Ann Birmingham at age of 21 was transported for 7 years from Ireland on the convict ship “Marquis Cornwallis” after being found guilty at Dublin in November 1793 of stealing. “Marquis Cornwallis” convict ship did not depart Ireland for almost another two years, in August 1795, and arrived at NSW in February 1796.

NEWSPAPER REPORT OF IRISH CRIME:
Freemans Journal Thurs 7 Nov 1793, p 4.

“TRIALS at the THOLSEL,
“An adjournment of the Quarter Sessions was held before the Recorder, on Tuesday last, at which the following persons were tried:
“Honor Birmingham. for feloniously taking four deer skins, the property of Peter Moore, to be transported.
“Judith Delany for receiving the above four skins, to be imprisoned one year, and pilloried next Saturday.”
“Sarah Berne, for feloniously taking a silver watch, value 1l, the property of Richard Dobbins, to be transported.

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Convict Changes History

Robin Sharkey on 18th April, 2019 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Freemans Journal Thurs 7 Nov 1793, p 4. (prev. ), firstname: Sarah, surname: Byrne, alias1: Berne, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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