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Dorah Burke

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Dorah Burke
Aliases: Dorah Tighe, Dorah Hill
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1825
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Australasia
Departure date: 26th June, 1849
Arrival date: 29th September, 1849
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 40 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts; permission to marry Tasmanian Pionner Index BDM http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON41-1-24,206,17,L,80
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 13th February, 2013 wrote:

Dorah Burke (married name) convicted of stealing money. 1 prior conviction. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemens Land on the ‘Australasia’ arriving 1849.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 13th February, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1825, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

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