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Sarah Williams

Sarah Williams, one of 89 convicts transported on the Brothers, 20 November 1823

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Sarah Williams
Aliases: Elizabeth Elliott, Sarah Elliott
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: Needlewoman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Grand larceny
Convicted at: Salop Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Brothers
Departure date: 20th November, 1823
Arrival date: 5th April, 1824
Place of arrival New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 90 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 111 (57)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th January, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Colonial Secretary’s Papers, Main Series of Letters Received.
Offence; Grand Larceny
Age; 22

Penny-Lyn Beale on 12th January, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Brothers - 1824
Indent No; 7
Name; Sarah Williams alias Elizabeth Elliott
Trade or calling; Mantua Maker
Trial where & Date; Shropshire - 19 March 1823.
Sentence; 7 years
Age; Year of birth; 1800
Native Place; London
Height; 4 ft. 10 1/2
Eyes; Lt Grey
Hair; Dk Brown
Completion; Brown
Remarks [Behaviour on board ship] Very Well.
Additional remarks noted against name; HUSBAND in Manchester with one child 3 years old. Protestant

1825 - 1 Aug. New South Wales, Australia, Colonial Secretary’s Papers, 1788-1856
Name: Sarah Williams [Elizabeth Williams] [Sarah Elliott]
Event Date: 2 Aug 1824. Arrival year: 1824. Vessel: Brothers
Event Description: Re permission to marry at Parramatta
to John Alterton. Prisoner. Recovery 1.

1828 - Census. Age; 30. House Keeper. Jno Alterton, Sydney

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th January, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1801 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 12th January, 2021 made the following changes:

alias1: Elizabeth Elliott, alias2: Sarah Elliott, occupation

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