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Sarah Walsh

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Sarah Walsh
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1818
Occupation: Childs maid
Date of Death: 26th November, 1899
Age: 81 years

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: Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Sir Charles Forbes
Departure date: 11th August, 1837
Arrival date: 25th December, 1837
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 14 other convicts


Primary source: Convict records from the Sir Charles Forbes
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Cheryl Stevens on 20th November, 2020 wrote:

Sarah Walsh was given 7 years for stealing boots from the Gresham Hotel Dublin City in company with Mary Anne Downey or Downie or Bridget Downey.

D Wong on 20th November, 2020 wrote:

Sarah Walsh was listed as 19 years old on arrival.

Native Place: Dublin City.

Sarah was 5’5½” tall, blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion.

9/12/1840: Permission to marry William Garlick (Moffatt 1836) William was 26 and had a TOL - Sarach was 22 and on bond.

21/12/1840: Married at Penrith - Sarah listed as Welch on NSW BDM.
1841: Susannah - d 1925 Cargo, NSW
1843: John - d 1925
1844: George - d 1921 Muswellbrook
1846: Henry - d 1878 Orange
1848: William - d 1928
1850: Sarah A - d 1902 - married Charles Whiley, Orange.
1852: Isaac - died 1854
1855: Isaac - d 1936 Cowra
1857: Eliza - d 1939 Orange
1859: Emily - d 1863 Penrith
1861: Robert d 1863 Penrith

26/11/1899: Sarah died at Orange, NSW.

29/11/1899 Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal:
Death of Mrs. Garlick. — We regret to record the death of Mrs. Sarah Garlick, a resident of Orange for the past 25 years, which took place on Saturday. She was a native of Dublin, and came to New South Wales at the age of 16 years. She married the late Mr. Garlick, of Penrith, who at one time conducted Colless’ water-mill on the Nepean and afterwards had a nice home near St. Mary’s. Mrs. Garlick was the mother of Mrs. John Carman, of Cudal, Mrs. Charles Whiley, of Spring Hill, whose son has gone to the war in South Africa, Miss Eliza Garlick, of Orange, Mr. John Garlick, of Grahamstown, near Blayney, Mr. William Garlick, farmer, of near Blayney, Mr. George Garlick, alderman and blacksmith, Molong, and Mr. Isaac Garlick, blacksmith and wheelwright, Trangie, besides having buried two sons and one daughter. She had reached the ripe old age of 78 years.

William Garlick died 6/1/1866 at Penrith, NSW.

Convict Changes History

Cheryl Stevens on 20th November, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Convict records from the Sir Charles Forbes (prev. ), firstname: Sarah, surname: Walsh, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1818, date of death: 1899, gender: f, occupation, crime

D Wong on 20th November, 2020 made the following changes:

date of death: 26th November, 1899 (prev. 1899)

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