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Sarah Pitchers

Sarah Pitches, one of 100 convicts transported on the Princess Royal, 07 November 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Sarah Pitchers
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: 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: House breaking
Convicted at: Cambridge Town Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Princess Royal
Departure date: 6th January, 1829
Arrival date: 9th May, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 99 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 499 (251)
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 10th October, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 Bound Indentures 1829 From Londonderry Ireland Married catholic with 1 child. was a barmaid tried 14/7/1828. no previous. 4’ 9 1/2” ruddy freckled complexion dark brown hair and hazel eyes Assigned to Andrew Mach? Parramatta C37/156

New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1810-1814, 1827-1867 (NRS 12210) Butts of Certificates of Freedom 1837 February 20. 37/156 at Newcastle

New South Wales, Australia, Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930 for Sarah Pitchers
Entrance and Description Book Newcastle 1833-1837
13/9/1830 improper conduct 3rd class factory 1 month
1/3/1831 1 month 3rd class factory
8/8/1831 drunkeness one month
8/10/1836 1 calendar month at Newcastle.

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 10th October, 2021 made the following changes:

surname: Pitchers (prev. Pitches), date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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