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Sarah Kilchrist

Sarah Kilchrist, one of 180 convicts transported on the Mary, 13 April 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Sarah Kilchrist
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Stealing
Convicted at: York. Pontefract Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mary
Departure date: 13th April, 1835
Arrival date: 7th September, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 179 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 33 (18)
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

Nereda Pinker on 3rd January, 2012 wrote:

It was a 2nd offence, Sarah & daughter Mary-Ann were caught stealing Beef and a piece of chocolate. In her previous offence, she and her husband were jailed for 6 months in Wakefield prison, whereas Mary-Ann was let off.

D Wong on 10th April, 2020 wrote:

Leeds Intelligencer Yorkshire, England
17 Jan 1835

LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. Spring Assizes.
Sarah Kilchrist and Mary Ann Kilchrist, for stealing from Mr. Saml. Knight, of Pontefract, grocer, one piece of chocolate.
*Sarah also stole some meat.*

Daughter Mary Ann Kilchrist was not transported - she was sent to prison for 7 days.

Sarah was listed as 34 years old on arrival.

Occupation: Housemaid - she was a laundress in a public house.

Sarah was 5’3” tall, dark yellow complexion, dark brown hair, brown eyes.

7/10/1839: TOL Sydney - for so long as she remains in the employment of John Nicholson.

12/1/1842: COF

Convict Changes History

Nereda Pinker on 3rd January, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1801-00-00, gender f

Phillip Rutherford on 10th April, 2020 made the following changes:

occupation

D Wong on 10th April, 2020 made the following changes:

occupation

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