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Sarah Carroll, one of 213 convicts transported on the Surrey, 28 March 1840
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 175 (89)
||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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Anonymous on 22nd September, 2011 wrote:
My Great Great Grandmother, married henry Copas 1841 at Scone Courthouse, NSW, had 4 children, henry disappeared around 1850-52, she then married, John Hopkinson and had a fmily with him, her blended family remained around the Armidale, hillgrove area of NSW in the employ of grazier, and MP, Richard Hargrave. Sarah died 29/9/1889.
D Wong on 6th October, 2012 wrote:
Sarah Carroll was 18 yers old when indicted for stealing wearing apparel and a coral necklace the goods of Thomas M’Lewee. Sarah had been in the Lambeth Workhouse until employed Mr M’Lewee.
Sarah was 4’11” tall, could read and write, ruddy and a little freckled complexion, sandy brown hair, grey eyes, small round scar on left cheek, J. RI heart, JS reversed inside lower left arm, scar on back of left thumb.
14/11/1840: Application to marry by Joseph Finch, aged 25 per Mary Ann.
18/9/1841: Application by Henry Copas, 38, made at Scone.
Sarah married Henry and they had 4 children. Around 1850-52 Henry and their daughter, Mary Ann, disappeared (Henry died so presumably the daughter died too). Sarah then married John Hopkinson at Hillgrove, NSW. They had 2 children.
Sarah died 1889 at Hillgrove aged 72.
John Hopkinson died 1911 at Hillgrove aged 95.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 6th October, 2012 made the following changes:
date of death 1889, gender, occupation, crime