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Sarah Smith

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

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Sarah Smith
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 30th May, 1820
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 28th December, 1906
Age: 86 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
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: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 95 (49). Find A Grave, Memorial No. 159763774.
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

Lynne Johannes on 3rd November, 2018 wrote:

Married William Robins, also a convict in 1840.
Sarah could read and write.
Died 28/12/1906 Buried in Hinton Pioneer Cemetery
with William. Row 16.

Iris Dunne on 6th November, 2018 wrote:

Find A Grave:-
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/159763774/sarah-robins

Convict Changes History

Lynne Johannes on 3rd November, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 30th May, 1820 (prev. 0000), date of death: 28th December, 1906 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime

Iris Dunne on 6th November, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 95 (49). Find A Grave, Memorial No. 159763774. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number

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