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Sarah Skelton

Sarah Skelton, one of 119 convicts transported on the Wanstead, August 1813

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Sarah Skelton
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1781
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Surrey Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Wanstead
Departure date: August, 1813
Arrival date: 9th January, 1814
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 118 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 110
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 20th September, 2021 wrote:

Australia, Convict Index
Age; 33

Penny-Lyn Beale on 20th September, 2021 wrote:

1818 - Permission to Marry. St. John’s. Parramatta.
Date; 5 Jan 1818
William Mener. Age; 30. Prisoner. Servant to Peter Downing. Per Ship; Three Bees
Sarah Skelton. Age; 37. Prisoner. Servant to Peter Downing. Per Ship; Wanstead.
Approved; L. Macquarie

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 20th September, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1781 (prev. 0000), gender: f

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