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Sarah Williams

Sarah Williams, one of 88 convicts transported on the Grenada, 01 September 1826

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Sarah Williams
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: Publican
Date of Death: 4th September, 1861
Age: 55 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: Larceny
Convicted at: Lancaster, Liverpool Borough Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Grenada
Departure date: 1st September, 1826
Arrival date: 23rd January, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 87 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 69 (36)
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 26th February, 2012 wrote:

Married 1 Samuel Owens 1827, NSW, 2 Joseph Stubbs 1860 Qld.

Maureen Withey on 8th August, 2019 wrote:

Sarah and two other girls were convicted of stealing ribbon:
Elizabeth Drewitt, 18,  Ann Farran, 17, and Sarah Williams, for stealing ribbon;
Manchester Courier, 5 August 1826.

All three were transported on the same ship.

Maureen Withey on 28th December, 2021 wrote:

ADM 101/30/6/1
Medical journal of the Grenada, female convict ship, for 4 August 1826 to 1 February 1827 by Alexander Nesbet, Surgeon and Superintendent, during which time the said ship was employed in a voyage to New South Wales. (Described at item level).

Folio 2: Sarah Williams, aged 20, Convict; sick or hurt, Fever; put on sick list, 14 September 1826; discharged 3 November 1826 to duty.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 26th February, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1806-00-00, date of death 1861-09-04, gender f

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