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Sarah Lane

Sarah Lane, one of 101 convicts transported on the Lucy Davidson, 10 July 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Sarah Lane
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1799
Occupation: -
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: Simple larceny
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lucy Davidson
Departure date: 10th July, 1829
Arrival date: 29th November, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 100 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 108
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

Roger Churm on 28th April, 2019 wrote:

Old Bailey Proceedings February 1828
SARAH LANE,Theft,simple larceny 21st February 1828

770.Sarah Lane was indicted for stealing,on the 23rd of February,1 shawl,value 7s.,the goods of Sarah Nichols,and Simon Latter.

JAMES HARRIS.I am a pawnbroker.On the 23rd of February,at ten o’clock at night,the prisoner came to pawn this shawl for 4s;I suspected it was stolen,and asked where she had got it;she claimed she had bought it at Messrs Nichols from 6s;but as there was a ticket marked 16s.6d.on it.I detained her.

GEORGE WHIPPLE. I am apprentice to Sarah Nicholls and Simon Latter.pawnbrokers,Ratcliffe;this shawl is theirs,and was safe between five and six o’clock that evening;I did not miss it till Mr Harris came.

GUILTY.Aged 29

Transported for Seven Years.

Convict Changes History

Roger Churm on 28th April, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1799 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime

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