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Sarah Lucas (1794–1836)

Sarah Stone was sentenced to seven years transportation for stealing a watch and chain, a gold seal and a gold key. She arrived in Sydney in 1812 aboard the Minstrel. In 1814 she married Thomas Mason. She gave her age as 20. No death can be found for him. By 1818 she had reverted to her maiden name and was in a relationship with Nathaniel Lucas. She left with Lucas when he moved to Tasmania in 1818 and remained with him until her death in a shooting accident in 1836.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Stone, Sarah
  • Mason, Sarah



24 August, 1836 (aged ~ 42)
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

Cause of Death

shooting accident

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Passenger Ship
Convict Record

Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years