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Sarah Kilchrist, one of 180 convicts transported on the Mary, 13 April 1835
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||York. Pontefract Quarter Session
13th April, 1835
7th September, 1835
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 179 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 33 (18)
||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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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.
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:
D Wong on 10th April, 2020 made the following changes: