Sarah Styles (1804–)

Irish convict woman tried and convicted in Dublin, Ireland for stealing a shirt in 1839 and sentenced to seven years transportation per Margaret (3) (1840). Later incarcerated at the Parramatta Female Factory.

At the time of her conviction she was a married woman with four children (three sons and one daughter). SARAH was the sister of CATHERINE BYRNE (possibly this woman), who was transported about 1839, and the mother of JANE STYLES who was born at the Factory.


Names

  • Alternate: SARAH NEWMAN STILES (c.f. baptism record)
  • Alternate: SARAH NEWMAN STYLES

Timeline

  • Born: 1804, Dublin, Ireland
  • Tried and convicted of stealing a shirt: 1839, Dublin, Ireland
  • Sentenced to seven years transportation
  • Sailed to the colony of New South Wales per Margaret (3): 30 April 1840, Dublin
  • Arrived in the colony of New South Wales per Margaret (3): 17 August 1840

Occupation

  • Housemaid

Description

  • Prior convictions: (1) 3 months (2) 3 months (3) 6 months

Religion

  • Catholic

Sources


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