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Sarah Sullivan

Sarah Sullivan, one of 306 convicts transported on the Fortune and Alexander, January 1806

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Sarah Sullivan
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
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: Stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Fortune and Alexander
Departure date: January, 1806
Arrival date: 12th July, 1806
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 307 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 377 (188)
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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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

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