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Sarah May, one of 110 convicts transported on the Northampton, December 1814
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 194
Lancaster Gazette 6 August 1814, p 4
||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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Robin Sharkey on 19th October, 2016 wrote:
Sarah May was aged 20 when found guilty, at Lancaster Assizes at York, of stealing. Sentenced to 14 years transportation. Arrived in janaury 1815 on “Northampton”
Lancaster Gazette dated 6 Aug 1814, p4:
“Yorkshire Lamma Assizes.
The following prisoners have taken their trials at these assizes which commenced on 23rd ult [July] ...
” ... Sarah May, aged 20, for stealing from Christopher Wand, a pocket book, containing several York five guinea notes. Guilty. To be transported 14 years.”
Convict Changes History
Robin Sharkey on 19th October, 2016 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 194
Lancaster Gazette 6 August 1814, p 4 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 194), d