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Sarah O'Neal, one of 110 convicts transported on the Northampton, December 1814
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||20th May, 1839
life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Information gathered from Ancestry.com.au
||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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Jodie on 14th May, 2019 wrote:
Sarah McLean was born in 1764 in Down, Ireland.
Sarah had a daughter with James Thompson. Their daughter Sarah Jane Thompson was born in 1802 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire.
Research notes say Sarah married Daniel O’Neal (O’Neil) 1802 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire.
Sarah O’Neal, nee McLean, formerly Thompson was transported for Life aboard the “Northampton” for NSW in 1815,
On 19 Jun 1815 Sarah was transported for Life for ‘High Treason: Coining’. Her husband Daniel was found guilty on the same day of the same offence. Original sentence for both was Death.
Daniel O’Neal was transported on the vessel “Indefatigable”, in October 1814.
Sarah and Daniel had one son together John O’Neal born Abt. 1810.
Sarah died on 20 May 1839 in Parramatta, New South Wales, having lived a long life of 75 years.
Convict Changes History
Jodie on 14th May, 2019 made the following changes:
source: Information gathered from Ancestry.com.au (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 193 (98)), surname: O'neal (prev. O'Neal), alias2: O'neil, date of birth: 1764 (prev. 0000), date of d