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Sarah Howard, one of 170 convicts transported on the Emma Eugenia, 25 October 1850
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 368. Tasmanian Archives - convicts; permission to marry; Colonial Families.
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 17th August, 2013 wrote:
Sarah Howard was convicted at Exeter, Devonshire on 26/2/1850 for stealing flannel. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Emma Eugenia’, arriving 7/3/1851.
Native Place: nr Exeter, Devonshire. Father: Edmund Howard. Mother: Margaret Stringfellow. Siblings: Mary b. 1827; Hannah b. 1831; John b. 1833; Margaret b. 1836; Edmund James b. 1839.
Dairy maid; aged 20yrs; 4’ 11 1/2”; Church of England; reads.
Assignments in Colony.
Ticket of Leave 19/7/1853
Conditional Pardon 14/8/1855
Free Certificate 8/3/1857
Request permission to marry John Booth (per Rodney 2), granted. Married 1853 (ref. 280/1853-37)
Children: Mary Howard Booth b. 1854
Elizabeth Booth b. 1856
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 17th August, 2013 made the following changes:
source, alias1, date of birth 1831, gender, occupation, crime