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Sarah Steward, one of 119 convicts transported on the Wanstead, August 1813
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Middlesex Gaol Delivery
9th January, 1814
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 118 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, 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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Maureen Withey on 17th August, 2020 wrote:
Old Bailey Proceedings Online (http://www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 17 August 2020), October 1812, trial of SARAH STEWARD (t18121028-118).
SARAH STEWARD, Theft > grand larceny, 28th October 1812.
959. SARAH STEWARD was indicted for feloniously stealing, on the 6th of October , a shirt, value 18 d. the property of James Lewis .
JAMES LEWIS . I am soldier in the East London militia . On the 6th of October I took my shirt to Mrs Mason, to wash.
ELIZABETH MASON . Q. You are a washer woman - A. Yes. I lost the shirt on the 6th of October. The prisoner came to me a little after eight in the morning. She asked for a little water to wash her her hands, and a brush to brush her petticoat. I went down stairs to borrow one, and during that time she took the shirt off the drawers. I found the shirt where she sold it.
MRS. MAY. I keep a clothes-shop. The prisoner sold the shirt to me. I gave fifteen pence for it. This is the shirt.
Prosecutor. It is my shirt.
Prisoner’s Defence. I have nothing to say.
GUILTY , aged 27.
Transported for Seven Years .
First Middlesex jury, before Mr. Recorder.
19 Sept 1822. List of convicts’ details who are in Van Diemens Land, as requested by Governor in letter dated 31 July 1822.
Sarah Steward, Wanstead 1814, Middx G.D. 18 Oct 1812, 7 years.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 17th August, 2020 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 108
Tasmanian Records (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 108), gender: f, crime