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Sarah Sullivan, one of 306 convicts transported on the Fortune and Alexander, January 1806
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life span was 56 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 377 (188)
||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 12th February, 2020 wrote:
Old Bailey Proceedings Online (http://www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 12 February 2020), April 1805, trial of ELEANOR CONDY, MARY MARNEY, SARAH SULLIVAN (t18050424-111).
ELEANOR CONDY, MARY MARNEY, SARAH SULLIVAN, Theft > grand larceny, 24th April 1805.
331. ELEANOR CONDY , MARY MARNEY , and SARAH SULLIVAN were indicted for feloniously stealing, on the 23d of February , six yards of printed cotton, value 10 s. the property of Noble Monnecy Bird and William Brown .
NOBLE MONNECY BIRD sworn. - I am a linen-draper , I live in Ratcliff-highway : On the 23d of February, between four and five in the afternoon, on being informed the prisoners had taken a piece of cotton, I desired my men to let them go out of the shop with it; I desired one of the shopmen to follow them to see that they did not drop it.
JOHN TRUSTY sworn. - I am shopman to Mr. Bird: On the 23d of February I saw the three prisoners come in, they asked to look at some prints; I saw Mary Marney conceal a piece of print under her cloak, I told Mr. Bird of it, and denied serving them any more articles, but let them go out; my employer told me to fetch them back, I brought them all three back, and gave them to Mr. Bird.
NICHOLAS DAVIS sworn. - I am an officer; I took the three prisoners up stairs, they dropped the print inside of the parlour door, which of them I do not know.
Q. What did they say? - A. They only laughed.
(The property produced, and identified by the prosecutor.)
The prisoners left their defence to their Counsel.
Condy, GUILTY , aged 15.
Marney, GUILTY , aged 14.
Sullivan, GUILTY , aged 11.
Transported for seven years .
First Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Recorder.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 12th February, 2020 made the following changes:
gender: f, crime