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Sarah Guest

Sarah Guest, one of 106 convicts transported on the Active, Albermarle, Atlantic, Barrington, Britannia, Mary Ann, Matilda, Salamander and William and Mary, January 1791

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Sarah Guest
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1758
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 11th May, 1813
Age: 55 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Active, Albermarle, Atlantic, Barrington, Britannia, Mary Ann, Matilda, Salamander and William and Ann
Departure date: January, 1791
Arrival date: 9th July, 1791
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 1043 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 143 (73)
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

Denis Pember on 19th January, 2016 wrote:

Sarah was transported on the “Mary Ann”.
In the colony, she married John Soars (Convict, Surprize, 1790). The couple married at Parramatta 25th September 1791.
They had 1 child that I have been able to trace; John, born 1794.

christine edney on 24th March, 2017 wrote:

2 children Catherine b 7 Oct 1792 at Parramatta who married John Bottle at Parramatta on 26 Sept 1808 and John b Dec 1794 at Hawkesbury.

Convict Changes History

Denis Pember on 19th January, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1758 (prev. 0000), date of death: 11th May, 1813 (prev. 0000), gender: f

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