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Sarah Hurley

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Sarah Hurley
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: Maid
Date of Death: 11th May, 1889
Age: 79 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Theft of household goods
Convicted at: Ireland, Cork
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Pyramus
Departure date: 20th August, 1836
Arrival date: 14th December, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 10 other convicts


Primary source: http://www.hawkesbury.net.au
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Community Contributions

Marie Jones on 31st July, 2017 wrote:

Born in Bandon. Cork Ireland 1810
Sarah was assigned to Mrs Ackroyd wife of General Robert Ackroyd, “Brombin” Port Macquarie.
She married William Jones (C1813-1902)convict per “Exmouth” at St John’s Parramatta-Aug 20 1838.

Death notice:
SOURCE:The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate-Sat May 18 1889.
“A very old resident passed away on Saturday evening in the person of Mrs Jones, wife of Mr. William Jones, of Landsdowne-street, Parramatta. It was in August of last year that the pair celebrated their golden wedding. The marriage took place on August 20, 1838, in St. John’s, Parramatta, the Rev. H. Bobart tying the knot. Nine children, -15 grandchildren, and six great grandchildren resulted from the marriage. Mrs. Jones was 75 years of age, and her surviving husband is one of the oldest Oddfellows in the colony. At the meeting of the Loyal Fountain of Friendship Lodge on Tuesday evening, a letter of condolence was ordered to be sent to Bro. Jones”
William and Sarah Jones nee Hurley are both buried in Mays Hill Cemetery. Parramatta.

Dianne Jones on 14th August, 2020 wrote:

1868, 19 October: Sarah HURLEY per Pyramus 1836, larceny, 7 years, is on a list of so-called “British Lunatics” in the “Parramatta Lunatic Asylum” (see New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records, 1810-1891).

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 30th July, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://www.hawkesbury.net.au (prev. ), firstname: Sarah, surname: Hurley, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

Marie Jones on 31st July, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1810 (prev. 0000), date of death: 11th May, 1889 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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