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Sarah Chambers, one of 90 convicts transported on the Princess Charlotte, 27 March 1827
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 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 136
||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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Jen Parsons on 24th August, 2013 wrote:
Stole a pair of shoes
D Wong on 24th August, 2013 wrote:
Sarah Chambers was 17 years old when convicted of stealing a pair of shoes, value 3s.
20/1/1830: Married James Parsons/Pearson (Guildford 1827) they had 3 children.
23/5/1832: TOL for good conduct in service, Patrick Plains.
I have her death in 1874 at Newcastle.
Maureen Withey on 29th August, 2019 wrote:
Sarah was tried at the Old Bailey.
SARAH CHAMBERS, Theft - grand larceny, 14th September 1826.
1683. SARAH CHAMBERS was indicted for stealing, on the 19th of July , 1 pair of shoes, value 3s. , the goods of Edward Healy .
HARRIET BOWSER . I live with my brother, Edward Healy, a shoe-make , in Holborn . On the 19th of August I saw the prisoner in the shop, about twelve o’clock - she said she was a servant, and her mistress had sent her to buy a pair of shoes; she brought a pair, as a pattern; I missed a pair from a parcel of eight, and accused her of it - she said she was surprised at me - I called my brother, who sent for an officer - they were found under her dress.
JOHN WOODWARD. I am an officer. I saw the prisoner take the shoes from under her dress.
GUILTY. Aged 17.
Transported for Seven Years .
Convict Changes History
Jen Parsons on 24th August, 2013 made the following changes:
date of death 1871, gender, occupation, crime
D Wong on 24th August, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1809