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Details for the convict Sarah Wright (1823)

Convict Name:Sarah Wright
Trial Place:Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Trial Date:13 September 1820
Sentence:14 years
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Arrival Details
Ship:Lord Sidmouth (3)
Arrival Year:1823
 
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Abt. 1799. Birth. Dorking, Surrey, England

13 Sep 1820. Sarah Wright was tried and found guilty at the Old Bailey, London, of possession of forged bank notes, being a plea bargain from actually being originally arrested for uttering (knowingly passing on) forged notes. She was sentenced to transportation for 14 years.

7 Oct 1820. Birth of Daughter Hannah Wright (1820–1834) in Newgate Prison, London, England. (Another source lists Brixton rather than Newgate) ( Father was John Holder)

11 Sep 1822. Departure. Convict ship Lord Sidmouth departed Woolwich, England.

27 Feb 1823. Arrival on convict ship Lord Sidmouth at Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

6 Oct 1823. Marriage Banns issued for Sarah Wright and James Funnell. Contained within letters of correspondence to the Colonial Secretary, signed by the chaplain of Liverpool, the Reverend Robert Cartwright. Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia.

8 Dec 1823. Marriage to James Funnell (1796–1839) at St Lukes Church, Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia.

1824 - 1838. Sarah and James had 10 children while living in the Cobbity area. Ann (1824-1824), William (1825-1900), Mary (1826-1907), Charlotte (1828-1899), James (1830-1918), John (1831-1917), Thomas (1833-1904), Sarah Jane (1835-1918), Susannah (1836-1894) and Luke (Louis) (1838-1906)

21 Jul 1835. Certificate of Freedom. Published in the Government Gazette on 22 July 1835, Sarah Wright was issued a Certificate of Freedom on 21 July 1835.

29 Sep 1839. Death of Husband James Funnell (1796–1839) at Cobbitty, New South Wales.

26 Dec 1840. Marriage to Joseph Cardy at Campbelltown, New South Wales.

1840 - 1843. Sarah and Joseph had 3 children.
Jane (1840 -), George (1841-1910) and Henry (1843-1849)

23 May 1881. Death at Camden, New South Wales, Australia.

May 1881. Burial at Cobbitty, NSW.
Submitted by Researcher (4354) on 21 January 2020

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Research notes

Birth source. State Library of Queensland; South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 199 (100)
Submitted by Researcher (4354) on 22 January 2020
Prosecution source. Sarah Wright court proceeding 13 Sept 1820, published in Old Bailey Sessions 16 Sept 1820
Submitted by Researcher (4354) on 22 January 2020
Departure, Voyage and Arrival source. Medical Journal of Robert Espie on the voyage of the Lord Sidmouth in 1823. Ancestry.com. UK, Royal Navy Medical Journals, 1817-1857. The National Archives. Kew,
Submitted by Researcher (4354) on 22 January 2020
Marriage source. Australia, Marriage Index, 1788-1950 Author Ancestry.com
Submitted by Researcher (4354) on 22 January 2020
Certificate of Freedom source. New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1810-1814, 1827-1867 (NRS 12210) Butts of Certificates of Freedom 1840 April All Records. NSW State Archives
Submitted by Researcher (4354) on 22 January 2020
Marriage 2 source. Ancestry.com. Australia, Marriage Index, 1788-1950 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Original data: Compiled from publicly available source
Submitted by Researcher (4354) on 22 January 2020
Ticket of Leave source. State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12202; Item: [4/4072] Source Information Title New South Wales, Australia, Tickets of Leave, 1824-1867
Submitted by Researcher (4354) on 22 January 2020
Death source. Ancestry.com. Australia, Death Index, 1787-1985 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Original data: Compiled from publicly available sources.
Submitted by Researcher (4354) on 22 January 2020
Burial source. Ancestry.com. Australia and New Zealand, Find A Grave Index, 1800s-Current [on-line]. Original data: Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi.
Submitted by Researcher (4354) on 22 January 2020

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Sources

  • The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/4, p.199

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