Sarah Smith (c.1788–1832)

SARAH SMITH was a convict woman who was tried and convicted at the Nottingham Quarter Sessions on 12 January 1826 and sentenced to seven years transportation per Grenada (4) (1827). She died at the Parramatta Female Factory hospital in January 1832 with a recorded age of 44 years and was buried in an unmarked grave in the parish of St. John’s, Parramatta, exact location unknown.


Timeline

  • Born: c. 1788 (calculate from age recorded at death. May be inaccurate)
  • Tried and convicted: 12 January 1826, Nottingham Quarter Sessions, Nottingham, England
  • Sentenced to seven years transportation: 1826, Nottingham Quarter Sessions, Nottingham, England
  • Sailed to the colony of New South Wales per Grenada (4): 8 September 1826, The Downs, England
  • Arrived in the colony of New South Wales per Grenada (4): 9 January 1827
  • Died: c. 22 January 1832, Parramatta Female Factory hospital
  • Buried: 22 January 1832, St. John’s Parish, Parramatta

Burial Location

  • Unmarked grave, exact location in the parish of St. John’s, Parramatta unknown.

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Sources

  • Parish Burial Registers, Textual Records, St. John’s Anglican Church Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.

Lists

# Convict

# Trial Place: Nottingham Quarter Sessions

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Grenada (4) (1827)

# Parramatta Female Factory

# Death Place: Parramatta Female Factory

# Burial Year: 1832

# Burial Place: St. John’s Parish, Parramatta

# Grave: unmarked