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Sarah Dodd

Sarah Dodd, one of 170 convicts transported on the Emma Eugenia, 16 November 1843

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Sarah Dodd
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 25th August, 1821
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 20th May, 1890
Age: 68 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Lancaster, Liverpool Boro' Quarter Sesions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Emma Eugenia
Departure date: 16th November, 1843
Arrival date: 2nd April, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 169 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 480
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

Ron Garbutt on 22nd February, 2020 wrote:

25 Aug 1821. Birth. Birmingham, England

Source.
Tasmanian Fearnley Family History website.

https://fearnleyhobart.tribalpages.com/tribe/browse?userid=fearnleyhobart&view=0&pid=421&ver=9155

Ron Garbutt on 22nd February, 2020 wrote:

20 Mar 1843. Place of Conviction Lancaster, Liverpool Boro’ Quarter Sessions.
Sentenced to transportation for 7 years. (Crime not found)

Source.
Detail
Class: HO 11; Piece: 13
Source Information
Title
Australian Convict Transportation Registers – Other Fleets & Ships, 1791-1868
Author
Ancestry.com

Ron Garbutt on 22nd February, 2020 wrote:

16 Nov 1843. Departure London, England
Aboard convict ship Emma Eugenia.

Source.
Detail
State Library of Queensland; South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 480
Source Information
Title
Web: Australia, Convict Records Index, 1787-1867
Author
Ancestry.com

Ron Garbutt on 22nd February, 2020 wrote:

Details for the ship Emma Eugenia (3) (1844)
Ship Name: Emma Eugenia (3) 
Rig Type: Bk.
Built: Whitby
Build Year: 1833
Size (tons): 383
Voyage Details
Master: George Kettlewell
Surgeon: John Wilson
Sailed: 30 November 1843
From: London
Arrived: 2 April 1844
Port: VDL
Route:
Days Travel: 124
Convicts Landed: 0 males & 170 female convicts

Sources
The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/13, pp.475-486
Bateson, Charles & Library of Australian History (1983). The convict ships, 1787-1868 (Australian ed). Library of Australian History, Sydney : pp.366-367, 393

Claim a Convict website:

http://www.hawkesbury.net.au/claimaconvict/shipDetails.php?shipId=830

Ron Garbutt on 22nd February, 2020 wrote:

2 Apr 1844. Arrival of ship Emma Eugenia in Van Diemen’s Land
Carried 170 female and 0 male convicts.

Source.
Detail
State Library of Queensland; South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 480
Source Information
Title
Web: Australia, Convict Records Index, 1787-1867
Author
Ancestry.com

Ron Garbutt on 22nd February, 2020 wrote:

11 Nov 1847. Hobart, Tasmania
Ticket of Leave Issued. Reported in Colonial Times (Hobart, Tas. Tue 23 Nov 1847 Page 4 CONVICT DEPARTMENT).

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/8761780

Ron Garbutt on 22nd February, 2020 wrote:

27 Dec 1847. Marriage to James Fearnley
(1815–1890). Hobart, Tasmania

Source.
Title
Australia, Marriage Index, 1788-1950
Author
Ancestry.com

Ron Garbutt on 22nd February, 2020 wrote:

1848-1863. Sarah and James produced 9 children.
Manasseh (1848-1887)
Ephraim (1850-1900)
Abigail (1851-1852)
John Thomas (1853-1912)
Ann Maria (1855-1925)
James Jonas (1857-1858)
Joseph Benjamin (1859-1905)
Sarah Dorothy (1862-1862)
William James (1863-1931)

Source.
Tasmanian Fearnley Family History website.

https://fearnleyhobart.tribalpages.com/tribe/browse?userid=fearnleyhobart&view=0&pid=421&ver=9155

Ron Garbutt on 22nd February, 2020 wrote:

30 Apr 1888. Death. Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Sources.
Title
Australia, Death Index, 1787-1985
Author
Ancestry.com

Title
Tasmania, Australia, Index to Death Notices in The Mercury, 1854-1930
Author
Ancestry.com

Ron Garbutt on 22nd February, 2020 wrote:

2 May 1888. Burial.
Burial Notes
Death Reg No 1443/1888 RGD 35 GRAVE HEADSTONE reads: In Memory of Sarah Fearnley The Beloved Wife of James Fearnley Died on April 30th 1888 Aged 67 years Also James Fearnley Husband of the above Who died May 20th 1890 Aged 75 years Also Manasseh Eldest son of the above Died at Victoria 7th December 1887 Aged 38 years M.A. Tasmanian Scholar. Southern Cemeteries Brief Record Details First names : Sarah Surname : FEARNLEY Age : 67 Date of death : Record no. : 1B 6816 Service type : Burial Service date : 2-May-1888 Last residence : STRET Grave location - Cemetery : Cornelian Bay Area or denomination : Wesley Section : L Site number : Number 9

Source.
Text: Southern Cemeteries Record no. : 1B 6816 Service type : Burial Service date : 2-May-1888

Convict Changes History

Ron Garbutt on 21st February, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 25th August, 1821 (prev. 0000), date of death: 20th May, 1890 (prev. 0000), gender: f

Ron Garbutt on 22nd February, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at

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