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Sarah Coleman, one of 97 convicts transported on the Britannia, January 1798
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||25th April, 1777
|Date of Death:
||4th May, 1853
life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 237 (119)
||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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Julie Black on 10th April, 2014 wrote:
Sarah married George Wilkinson (convict) 16/4/1799 at Parramatta, NSW. Sarah then married Thomas Salmon (convict- ship Archduke) 20/04/1818 at Castlereagh, NSW.
Sarah obtained land grants and became very prominent in the Parramatta region. Sarah died at the Coach & Horses Hotel, Church St, Parramatta, which was then owned by her son, Thomas Wilkinson.
Denis Pember on 7th March, 2017 wrote:
Sarah was tried on 27 Jul 1795 and sentenced to death for stealing a cloth cloak and other goods. Royal mercy was extended on condition she was transported for seven years. She was described as a spinner, four foot eleven and three quarter inches tall, black hair, hazel eyes and a sallow complexion.
Denis Pember on 11th March, 2017 wrote:
Sainty & Johnson; 1828 Census of New South Wales:
[Ref S0031] Salmon, Thomas, 59, TL, Archduke Charles, 1813, 14 years, Settler, Castle Hill.
[Ref S0032] Salmon, Sarah, 51, FS, Britannia, 1798, 7 years.
Convict Changes History
Julie Black on 10th April, 2014 made the following changes:
alias1: Wilkinson, alias2: Salmon, date of birth: 25th April, 1777 (prev. 0000), date of death: 4th May, 1953 (prev. 0000)
D Wong on 10th April, 2014 made the following changes:
date of death: 4th May, 1853 (prev. 4th May, 1953)
Jo Meldrum on 24th February, 2017 made the following changes:
Denis Pember on 7th March, 2017 made the following changes: