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Sarah Mcdonald

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Sarah Mcdonald
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: Country servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing clothes
Convicted at: Ireland, King's County
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Margaret
Departure date: 1st September, 1838
Arrival date: 5th January, 1839
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 168 other convicts


Primary source: Australia Convict Printed Indentures.
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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 31st May, 2020 wrote:

The Australia Indentures state Sarah McDonald was 32 years old.  She could read; religion Roman Catholic; status married with one son and a native of County Mayo.  She was a country servant.  Sarah was convicted of stealing a cloak at County King’s on 9 April 1838 and sentenced to 7 years.  She had one prior conviction and served 2 months.  Physical attributes: height 5 feet 3 3/4 inches; complexion dark sallow and freckled; hair dark brown and eyes blue.  Transport number 77.  Prisoner number 76-39.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 31st May, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Printed Indentures. (prev. ), firstname: Sarah, surname: Mcdonald, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1806, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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