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Sarah Mullaghan

Sarah Mullaghan, one of 90 convicts transported on the Princess Charlotte, 27 March 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Sarah Mullaghan
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: House servant
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: Stealing
Convicted at: York (Leeds Boro) Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Princess Charlotte
Departure date: 27th March, 1827
Arrival date: 6th August, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 89 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 138
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

Tony Beale on 4th October, 2021 wrote:

Sarah Mulligan in the New South Wales, Australia, Convict Applications for the Publication of Banns, 1828-1830, 1838-1839

Name: Sarah Mulligan
Gender: Female
Birth Year: abt 1809
Age: 19
Arrival year: 827
Arriving Vessel: Sir Godfrey Webster
Spouse Name: James Hamilton
Spouse Gender: Male
Spouse Birth Year: 1804
Spouse Age: 24
Spouse Arrival Year: 1824
Spouse Vessel: Princess Charlotte
Marriage Year: Abt 1828
Application Date: 3 Sep 1828
Application Place: Saint Johns Church, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
James: A constable at Parramatta and a Tailor

New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1810-1814, 1827-1867 (NRS 12210) Butts of Certificates of Freedom 1834 February 1. No 34/151

From County Down Ireland. Guilty of stealing ribbon.  Tried 16/10/1826. 5’ 6 1/2” pale freckled and a little pock pitted complexion dark brown hair and grey eyes. Wife of James Hamilton Free by servitude per ship Sir Godfrey Webster

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 4th October, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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