Sophia LEWIS

Family name(s) LEWIS
Given name(s) Sophia
Alternate name(s)
Sex Female
Occupation Servant
Age when departed England 29
Trial date 25 October 1786
Trial place Old Bailey, London
Crimes Stealing handkerchiefs, coat and cash
Value of crimes 39 shillings
Original sentence Transportation
Transported for 7 years
Ship Lady Penrhyn
Date left colony
Date of Death 3 November 1816


Actual value of stolen goods was 99 shillings.Her victim had gone to bed with her before being robbed.Death was by suicide, which she had also attempted some months earlier.