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Sarah Turner

Sarah Turner, one of 53 convicts transported on the Speedy, October 1799

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Sarah Turner
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1765
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 11th May, 1820
Age: 55 years

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 60 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: Speedy
Departure date: October, 1799
Arrival date: 15th April, 1800
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 53 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 258
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

Vivianne Saunders on 24th April, 2015 wrote:

In 1800 was working as a housekeeper. Married William Sivill (Saville( another convict 5 Dec. 1800.Had three children.Died in Parramatta 11 May 1820.

Vivianne Saunders on 29th June, 2015 wrote:

Married William Saville in Parramatta in 1800. Had three children to him. Died at the age of 60.

Coralie :uskey on 20th February, 2017 wrote:

Sarah is buried at St Johns cemetery Parramatta, Elizabeth Seville born 1802 but The Rev Marsden spilt beer over her birth ref so does not exist.. Joseph born 27 Jul 1804… 2nd Joseph as per census born abt 1817 and Charles born about 1817 again thru cense. Her trial was at the Old Bailey ... very interesting reading.

Convict Changes History

Vivianne Saunders on 24th April, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1765 (prev. 0000), date of death: 11th May, 1820 (prev. 0000), crime

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