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Sarah Milican, one of 169 convicts transported on the Elizabeth and Henry, 14 September 1846
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||13th September, 1849
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 114. Tasmanian Archives.
||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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Nell Murphy on 15th March, 2019 wrote:
Sarah MILICAN (MILLICAN) was convicted at Ipswich, Suffolk, England on 29 July 1846 for stealing wearing apparrel. 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania), Austraia per the ship “Elizabeth & Henry” arriving there 4 Jan 1847.
Aged 24 yrs; married woman, 1 child; needlewoman/dressmaker; 5’ height; sallow complexion; brown hair; grey eyes; can read & write; Church of England.
Native place of birth: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Husband: Thomas, at Ipswitch (ref. Convict record)
Brothers: William & Phillip
Sisters: Louisa, Anna & Rhoda
Colony of VDL:
6 mths Probation Period.
4 May 1847: Delivered of a child, stillborn, at the Cascades Female Factory, Hobart. (ref. noted on her Conduct Record)
18 May 1848: assigned to Patterson family - misconduct, absent without leave. 8 mths hard labour at Female Factory, Hobart.
24 April 1849: Application for Permission to Marry - Sarah MILICAN (Elizabeth & Henry) to Thomas PARDINGTON (free, by servitude).
14 May 1849: Marriage - Sarah MILLICAN, aged 25 yrs to Thomas PARDINGTON aged 47 yrs, at Hobart. (ref. 37/1/8 no. 195) (This Thomas may have been the convict transported per “Moffatt” 1838.)
4 Sept 1849: Absconded.
11 Sept 1849: Inquest into death of Sarah Pardington
13 Sept 1849 - Sarah PARDINGTON (nee Milican) died at the Colonial Hospital, Hobart. Drowned. Aged 25yrs, to Colony per “Eizabeth & Henry” ship. Status - bond. (ref. 34/1/2 no. 1790)
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 15th March, 2019 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 114. Tasmanian Archives. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 114), alias1: Pardin