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Sarah Dailey (c. 1769–?)

Sarah Dailey/Daly was sentenced to 7 years transportation for an unknown crime at Dublin, Ireland. She arrived at Sydney in November 1792 aboard the Kitty. Sometime around 1800 she, and her young daughter Elizabeth, began living with William Douglas as his housekeeper.

Sarah Dailey's name disappear from the records about 1807.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Daly, Sarah
  • Daily, Sarah

c. 1769
Dublin, Ireland

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Crime: unknown
Sentence: 7 years