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Sarah Williams

Sarah Williams, one of 130 convicts transported on the William Bryan, 13 June 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Sarah Williams
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 16th June, 1833
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing from the person
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: William Bryan
Departure date: 13th June, 1833
Arrival date: 23rd October, 1833
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 130 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 144. Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
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

Nell Murphy on 16th June, 2016 wrote:

n.b. there are two Sarah Williams on this voyage of the ‘William Bryan’.

Sarah Williams was convicted at Warwick on 30 March 1833 for stealing from the person. 14yr sentence. Transported on the ‘William Bryan’ 1833 for Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) but died on the voyage. (ref. Conduct Record, Tasmanian Archives)

Nell Murphy on 18th October, 2018 wrote:

Ship Surgeon Thomas Robertson’s Diary:
Sarah WILLIAMS (Identifier 1) admitted to hospital, on board, on 15 June with cholera, but died in the afternoon of 16 June 1833, prior to the ship actually sailing.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 16th June, 2016 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 144. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 144), gender

Nell Murphy on 18th October, 2018 made the following changes:

date of death: 16th June, 1833 (prev. 0000)

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