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Sarah Clark

Sarah Clark, one of 100 convicts transported on the Princess Royal, 07 November 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Sarah Clark
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: All country work
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Pickpocket
Convicted at: Somerset Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Princess Royal
Departure date: 6th January, 1829
Arrival date: 9th May, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 99 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 503 (253)
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

Tony Beale on 16th October, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 Bound Indentures 1829. From Stroud…. Single protestant who could read and writeToL 35/1337 and C42/396. Tried 13/8/1828. two previous convictions. 5’ 5 1/2” Pale and pock pitted complexion, brown hair, grey eyes. Not assignable. Sickly and scrofulous (TB)

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 Bound Indentures 1829
Name: Sarah Clark
Gender: Female
Birth Year: abt 1809
Age: 21
Arrival year: 1829
Arriving Vessel: Henry 1
Spouse Name: Richard William Arthur Turton
Spouse Gender: Male
Spouse Birth Year: 1803
Spouse Age: 27
Spouse Arrival Year: 1824
Spouse Vessel: Princess Royal 2
Marriage Year: Abt 1830
Application Date: 6 Sep 1830
Application Place: St Phillips Church, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Sarah: Assigned to Mrs Jane Morgan. Well behaved Permission given by mistress
Richard: free, industrious.
Rev William Cowper.

Convict Changes History

Ann Marie Gould on 27th March, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: f, crime

Tony Beale on 16th October, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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