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Orphan Number: 746
Orphan: Sarah Jane CALLAGHAN
Mother:CALLAGHAN, Eliza
Father:CALLAGHAN, Michael
Mother's ship:Lord Auckland
Father's ship:
Age when admitted:10yrs
Date admitted:26 Jan 1849
Date discharged:2 Sep 1852
Institution(s):Queens Orphan School
Discharged to: John Sheehan, Hobart
References: SWD7, 28

This orphan has been claimed by: Mathew Dowdell McPherson

Sarah Jane Callaghan married James Sainty at Hobart Tasmania on 11 October 1855.

They had issue: William, Mary Ann, David James, Arthur Ernest, Eliza Jane, Mary (later Shepherd), John Thomas and two unnamed females.

Sarah Jane Callaghan was born circa 1836 County Down Ireland. James Sainty was born at Castle Acres Norfolk England circa 1822 son of John Sainty and Mary Mier.

James Sainty, one of 238 convicts transported on the Lord Auckland, 13 July 1844
Known aliases: none
Convicted at Norfolk Assizes for a term of 15 years on 25 March 1844
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship name: Lord Auckland
Departure date: 13th July, 1844
Place of arrival: Van Diemen's Land
Source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 130

Sainty Creek on Bruny Island Tasmania is named for James Sainty. 

Mary Sainty married William John Shepherd (son of William West Shepherd and Jane Phoebe King) at Esperance, Tasmania on 5 August 1883.

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