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Sarah Howard

Sarah Howard, one of 170 convicts transported on the Emma Eugenia, 25 October 1850

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Sarah Howard
Aliases: Sarah Booth
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1831
Occupation: Dairymaid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Devon. Exeter General Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Emma Eugenia
Departure date: 25th October, 1850
Arrival date: 7th March, 1851
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 172 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 368. Tasmanian Archives - convicts; permission to marry; Colonial Families.
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

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

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