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Letitia Guest (c. 1765–1810)

Letitia Guest (c.1765-1810) was found guilty on 6 August 1791 at Worcester, England, of grand larceny. Sentenced to 7 years transportation she arrived at Sydney in 1792 aboard the Royal Admiral. She was living with William Day by 1801; they were to have two children. She died (as Seleta Guest) on 19 September 1810 at Sydney and was buried two days later at the Old Sydney Burial Grounds.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Day, Letitia
  • Guest, Selette
  • Guest, Siletter
  • Guest, Silette
  • Guest, Lettesia
  • Guest, Seleta

c. 1765


19 September, 1810 (aged ~ 45)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death


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Convict Record

Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years