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Sarah Slade

Sarah Slade, one of 120 convicts transported on the Canada, March 1810

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Sarah Slade
Aliases: Sarah Rickards
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Housekeeper/cook
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: Larceny
Convicted at: Somerset Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Canada
Departure date: March, 1810
Arrival date: 8th September, 1810
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 121 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 10
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 29th September, 2021 wrote:

1812 - St. Philip, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia - Births and Baptisms.
Name of Child; John Slade.
Date of Birth; 24 Jan 1812. Baptism Date; 13 Dec 1812
Father John Ovens
Mother; Sarah Slade

1814 - Australia Marriage Index
Sarah Slead ** & John Rickards
Date: 1814 - Sydney, New South Wales
Registration Year: 1814
Volume Number: V

1814 - Population Muster
Sarah Slade. Canada 2nd. On Store. 2 Male Children. Wife to Mr Rickards

1814 - Absolute Pardon.
Date; 31 Jan 1814
Native Place; Somersetshire
Trade; Housekeeper
Trial Date; 9 January 1809
Height; 5 ft.
Complexion; Brunette
Hair; Black
Eyes; Dk Brown

1815 - 1812 - St. Philip, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia - Births and Baptisms.
Name of Child; Melvina Rickards
Baptism Date; 14 May 1815
Father John Rickards
Mother; Sarah

1820 - New South Wales, Australia, Settler and Convict Lists,
Remarks; LEFT.

1825 - New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters. 1825
Name; Sarah Slade
Age; No Details
Class; F. S.
Vessel; Canada - 1810 - 7 years
Employment/Remarks; LEFT the Colony

John Slade; Born Colony. LEFT the Colony
Melvina Rickards Slade. Born Colony. LEFT the Colony

Convict Changes History

Ann Marie Gould on 15th March, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: f, crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th September, 2021 made the following changes:

alias1: Sarah Rickards, occupation

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