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Sarah Delany

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Sarah Delany
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1815
Occupation: Maid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Vagrancy
Convicted at: Ireland, Wicklow
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Diamond
Departure date: 29th November, 1837
Arrival date: 29th March, 1838
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 157 other convicts


Primary source: Australia Convict Printed Indentures.
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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 22nd June, 2020 wrote:

The Convict Indentures state that Sarah Delany was 22 years old.  She could neither read or write; religion Roman Catholic; status single and a native of County Wicklow.  She was a kitchen maid.  Sarah was convicted of vagrancy at County Wicklow on 19 June 1837 and sentenced to 7 years.  She had no prior convictions.  Physical attributes: Height 5 feet 2 1/2 inches; complexion ruddy and freckled; hair sandy brown and eyes hazel grey.  Transport number 90.  Prisoner number 89-38.
Received Certificate of Freedom in 1844 (number 44/1348)

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 22nd June, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Printed Indentures. (prev. ), firstname: Sarah, surname: Delany, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1815, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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