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Sarah Stevenson, one of 101 convicts transported on the Lucy Davidson, 10 July 1829
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 108
||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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D Wong on 4th April, 2019 wrote:
SARAH STEVENSON, Theft > simple larceny, 9th April 1829.
845. SARAH STEVENSON was indicted for stealing, on the 24th of February, 1 dress, value 20s.; 7 yards of silk, value 20s.; 2 cloaks, value 10s.; 5 caps, value 10s.; 2 petticoats, value 5s.; 4 plates, value 4s.; 1 dish, value 1s.; 2 spoons, value 4s.; 3 gowns, value 7s.; 8 cups, value 2s.; 8 saucers, value 2s.; 1 pelisse, value 4s.; 1 shawl, value 4s.; 1 row of beads, value 2s.; 1 apron, value 2s.; 1 pair of snuffers, value 2s.; 1 shift, value 1s.; 1 pair of pockets, value 1s.; 1 image, value 6d.; 2 pieces of embroidered cloth, value 2l., and 4 pieces of bed furniture, value 3s. , the goods of James Ralph.
GUILTY. Aged 16.
Transported for Seven Years.
Sarah Stevenson was 17 years old on arrival.
Native Place: London.
Sarah was literate, single, 5’1” tall, ruddy and pockpitted complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes.
Assigned to William Penninghton (Parmington?) at Pitt Street Sydney.
23/6/1831: Permission to marry James Drew (Southworth 1822) at Maitland.
Sarah was 19 and on bond - James was 28 and free.
1846: Sarah Jane.
James Drew died in 1849 - no death date found for Sarah.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 4th April, 2019 made the following changes:
alias1: Stephenson, date of birth: 1812 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime