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Gregory, Sarah (1750–1807)

Sarah Gregory was sentenced to seven years transportation in March 1789 at the Hertford Assizes for the theft of four pigs. She arrived in Sydney in June 1790 aboard the Lady Juliana with her eight-year-old daughter Elizabeth. On 1 August the pair were sent to Norfolk Island, with her husband Thomas, on the Surprize. From early 1791 they lived at Charlotte Field (Queenborough). By 1796 they had a 60 acre lease. Sarah died on 20 April 1807.

* information from Michael Flynn, The Second Fleet: Britain's Grim Convict Armada of 1790 (1993), p 303

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'Gregory, Sarah (1750–1807)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/gregory-sarah-29937/text37074, accessed 12 August 2020.

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Birth

1750
England

Death

20 April 1807
Norfolk Island, Australia

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