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Martin, Sarah (1771–1850)

Sarah Gittons was sentenced to seven years transportation. She arrived in Sydney in 1791 aboard the Mary Ann as part of the Third Fleet. She gave birth to her daughter Jane on board the ship. She married Charles Martin in 1792 and, following his death, she married Phillip Roberts in 1799.

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'Martin, Sarah (1771–1850)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/martin-sarah-26989/text34478, accessed 14 August 2020.

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Alternative Names
  • Gittons, Sarah
  • Gittens, Sarah
  • Roberts, Sarah
  • Getting, Sarah
  • Giddings, Sarah
  • Gettings, Sarah
  • Gittings, Sarah
Birth

1771
Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England

Death

22 May 1850
New South Wales, Australia

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