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Sarah Waters

Sarah Waters, one of 100 convicts transported on the Harmony, 09 September 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Sarah Waters
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female 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: Harmony
Departure date: 9th September, 1828
Arrival date: 14th January, 1829
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 100 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 493 (248)
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

Ron Garbutt on 20th March, 2020 wrote:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (http://www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 20 March 2020), May 1828, trial of SARAH WATERS MARY ANN WILLIAMS (t18280529-102).

Fifth Middlesex Jury - Before Mr. Common Sergeant.

1178. SARAH WATERS & MARY ANN WILLIAMS were indicted for stealing, on the 4th of April, 1 set of bed-furniture, value 1l.; 1 carpet, value 8s.; 3 flat-irons, value 4s.; 1 quilt, value 2s.; 1 pillow, value 5s.; 1 bolster, value 12s.; 5 lbs. weight of feathers, value 1l., and 1 linen, value 1s., the goods of John Morcraft - also for stealing, on the 21st of April, 2 pillows, value 12s.; 1 bolster, value 14s.; 3 blankets, value 1l.; 2 sheets, value 6s.; 30 lbs. weight of feathers, value 3l., and 1 bed-tick, value 3s., the goods of John Hutchings .

To which indictments

WATERS pleaded GUILTY . Aged 18.

WILLIAMS pleaded GUILTY . Aged 16.

Transported for Seven Years .


Convict Changes History

Ron Garbutt on 20th March, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: f, crime

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