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Sarah Porter

Sarah Porter, one of 113 convicts transported on the Sydney Cove, January 1807

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Sarah Porter
Aliases: Hurston, Sarah Jonathan (alias)
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Cambridge Town Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Sydney Cove
Departure date: January, 1807
Arrival date: 18th June, 1807
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 113 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 383 (191)
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

Maureen Withey on 24th April, 2020 wrote:

Colonial Secretary Index.

PORTER, Sarah. Per “Sydney Cove”, 1807
1810 Jan 9 - Granted certificate of freedom (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.57)

Maureen Withey on 1st March, 2021 wrote:

THE Persons whose Names are inserted underneath, and who arrived in this Colony in the several recorded Ships under which their names respectively appear, have obtained Certificates from His Excellency the Governor, of their being restored to all the Rights of Free Subjects in consequence of their Terms of Transportation being expired; they are therefore henceforth to be respected accordingly.
By Command of His Excellency

Sydney Cove, 1807, -
Sarah Porter,
Sydney Gazette, 16 June 1810.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 24th April, 2020 made the following changes:

alias1: Hurston, Sarah Jonathan (alias) (prev. Hurston, Sarah Jonathan (Alias)), gender: f

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