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Sarah Fisher

Sarah Fisher, one of 88 convicts transported on the Grenada, 01 September 1826

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Sarah Fisher
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 26th October, 1807
Occupation: Dairymaid
Date of Death: 29th August, 1876
Age: 68 years

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 14 years

Crime: Larceny from a person
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Grenada
Departure date: 1st September, 1826
Arrival date: 23rd January, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 87 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 71 (37)
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

Marg Hope on 14th February, 2020 wrote:

Permission to marry granted:
Johh Large - age 34 - Ship: Atlas (3) - Sentence: Life - Free or Bond: Bond - Date granted: 21st Nov 1827
Sarah Fisher - age 21 - Ship: Granada - Sentence: 14 years - Free or Bond: Bond - Date Granted 21st Nov 1827
Reverend Hassall, Denbigh, Cobbitty.
Source: NSW State Archives: Registers of convicts’ applications to marry. Kingswood, New South Wales, Australia: State Records Authority of New South Wales. Series 12212 (Ancestry.com.au)

Teena Lamb on 8th March, 2020 wrote:

Born Great Henny England. Sent from Downs 8.9.1826
On ship Grenada 4. Arr Sydney 23.1.1827.
Ruddy complexion, Brown hair, hazel eyes, 5ft 3in.
Tatts Left hand blue rings on each finger, man on lower part of right arm. I.L & M.D lower part of left arm.
Certificate of freedom 25.11.1841 / 1631
Allowed to go to Mudgee 14.9.1844.
Married John Large 24.12.1827 by Rev samuel Marsden at st john church Parramatta.
9 children, my great grandfather Robert Daniel Large born 23.7.1845 at Dabee Station NSW.

Convict Changes History

Teena Lamb on 8th March, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 26th October, 1807 (prev. 0000), date of death: 29th August, 1876 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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