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Sarah Gray

Sarah Gray, one of 130 convicts transported on the William Bryan, 13 June 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Sarah Gray
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
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: Stealing from the person
Convicted at: Middlesex Session Peace
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: William Bryan
Departure date: 13th June, 1833
Arrival date: 23rd October, 1833
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 130 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 141 (72)
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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Maureen Withey on 21st April, 2020 wrote:

Description: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON19-1-14$init=CON19-1-14p178
Sarah Gray, age 16, trade, house servant, native of Lambeth, 4ft 11 high. Red hair.  Dark blue eyes, Slightly pock pitted, contracted finger & thumb, right hand.

Tasmanian Conduct Record. https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON40-1-3$init=CON40-1-3p278
136. Sarah Gray. Per Wm Bryan, Tried at Middlesex 11 March 1833. Transported for Stealing from the person. Gaol report – in prison before but orderly. Single. Stated this offence- Stealing a Tippet Bonnet, 3 times for being disorderly, 1 month, 7 days & 14 days. 4 years on the Town. Single Surgeon’s report – Good.
Long and very detailed conduct record.
Cornwall Chronicle, 7 Oct 1843.
In accordance with the Act or Council 6th Victoria, No. 18, I hereby give notice that His
Excellency the Lieutenant Governor has been pleased to approve of the solemnization of matrimony between the undermentioned parties:
William Howell, free, and Sarah Gray, per William Bryan, factory, Launceston.

Maureen Withey on 21st April, 2020 wrote:

CONVICT DEPARTMENT. Comptroller-General’s Office, May 1, 1844.
The Lieutenant-Governor has been pleased to grant Tickets-of-Leave to the undermentioned Convicts :-
Sarah Gray, William Bryan ;
Colonial Times, 7 May 1844.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 21st April, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: f, crime

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