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Sarah Darby

Sarah Darby, one of 149 convicts transported on the Pyramus, 08 October 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Sarah Darby
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
Occupation: Nurse girl/servant
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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery on 30th June 1831
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Pyramus
Departure date: 8th October, 1831
Arrival date: 5th March, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 148 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 201 (103)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 6th February, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
Indent No; 56
Name; Sarah Darby.
Age; 18 [1813]
Protestant, reads, single
Native Place;
Trade or calling; Shoe binder, nurse girl
Trial where & Date; London. 30 Jun 1831. Stealing Print.
Height; 4 ft. 9 1/4 in
Eyes; Light Grey
Hair; Light Brown & Sandy
Completion; Fair & little freckled
Remarks; A lunatic vide letter 46/2669.. COUSIN; John Wilks, some years ago. 


Penny-Lyn Beale on 6th February, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Hospital & Asylum Records. Tarban Creek, New South Wales, Australia
Female Convicts now free. No; 8
Sarah Darby. Year of Birth;  . Age; 34
SHIP; Pyramus.
Entrance Date; 30 July 1833
Place; Liverpool
Date of Freedom; 30 June 1838
Remarks; Free

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 6th February, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1813 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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