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Sarah Taylor

Sarah Taylor, one of 173 convicts transported on the John Renwick, 25 April 1838

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Sarah Taylor
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: House servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Robbing a person
Convicted at: Surrey Assizes
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: John Renwick
Departure date: 25th April, 1838
Arrival date: 27th August, 1838
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 172 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 264
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

Anonymous on 9th September, 2011 wrote:

she was a girl.
was on first fleet and in trouble for assualt and robbery

Sandra hargraves on 31st December, 2012 wrote:

Sarah Taylor was 4 foot 11 inches and was born without the tips of her fingers.She had pockmarked skin. She was conditionally pardoned by Governor Fitzroy in 1849 on 9th June. How do we know. She is my great great great grandmother and we have her pardon.

Convict Changes History

Sandra hargraves on 31st December, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1770, occupation, crime

Sandra hargraves on 2nd January, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1810

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