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Johanna Daley, one of 98 convicts transported on the Sarah and Elizabeth, 28 December 1836
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life span was 61 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 441 (223)
||This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.
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Roger Churm on 16th April, 2019 wrote:
Old Bailey Proceedings
Theft pocketpicking August 1836
1835 JOHANNAH DALEY was indicted for stealing,on the 30th of July,1 watch,value 30s,the goods of Patrick Murphy,from his person.
PATRICK MURPHY.I lodge in George street,St Giles,On Saturday night,the 30th of July.I was coming home,and met the prisoner in the street-I asked the way to George street,St Giles-she told me she would take me there-as she was going on my right hand side,she took my watch from my right-hand waistcoat pocket-she ran off,and I after her-there were some persons that struck me-I have the marks now-I went home and told a policeman,and he found her in about two hour-there were three men knocking me about-I should know the men-the watch had not been found.
Prisoner. He is taking me for another female-the officer knows the same.
THOMAS FULLER(police-constable G155)I received information from Patrick Murphy,about ten o’clock that night- he described the prisoners person,and I took her at half-past twelve o’clock-she was with another person,a most notorious character - I went and took the prosecutor and he pointed her out instantly-he said he pursued her,and just as he was getting hold of her,he was was knocked down-I knew the prisoner from the description he gave me -I had known her for years.
Prisoner. The prosecutor was in liquor. Witness. No he was not.
Prisoner. There was another female taken with me,he did not know which it was. Witness.No,he did not at all hesitate.
GUILTY. AGED 24-Transported for Fourteen Years
Fifth Jury,Before Mr.Sergeant Arabin