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Susan Newman (1771–1843)

Susannah Please (alias Sarah Place) was sentenced to seven years transportation. She arrived in Sydney in 1806 aboard the William Pitt. She is believed to have had a child, Thomas Tristian Place, with Thomas Jamison before starting a life-long relationship with Thomas Newman.

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Alternative Names
  • Please, Susannah
  • Newman, Susannah
  • Place, Susannah
  • Newnham, Susannah
  • Place, Sarah



19 December, 1843 (aged ~ 72)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Convict Record

Crime: unknown
Sentence: 7 years