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Sarah Simmonds

Sarah Simmonds, one of 140 convicts transported on the Henry Wellesley, 17 July 1837

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Sarah Simmonds
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing fowls
Convicted at: Berks. Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Henry Wellesley
Departure date: 17th July, 1837
Arrival date: 22nd December, 1837
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 139 other convicts

References

Primary source: State Archives NSW, Butts of COF (NRS 12210). Ancestry. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 93 (48)
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

Iris Dunne on 13th August, 2019 wrote:

**2 Sarah Simmonds on this ship **
Certificate of Freedom No.44/999 dated 29 June 1844, Prisoner No.37/248, aged 40, Trade Housemaid & Laundress, Offence Stealing Fowls, Trial 3 January 1837, Year of Birth 1804

Indents: can read & write, Protestant, Married with 2 boys & 1 girl

Convict Changes History

Iris Dunne on 13th August, 2019 made the following changes:

source: State Archives NSW, Butts of COF (NRS 12210). Ancestry. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 93 (48) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO1

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