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James Dogherty

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Dogherty
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: Ploughman/shearer
Date of Death: 25th April, 1832
Age: 34 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Horse theft
Convicted at: Ireland, Antrim
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Henry Porcher
Departure date: 5th August, 1825
Arrival date: 3rd December, 1825
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 33 other convicts


Primary source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/convicts.htm
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Community Contributions

D Wong on 20th November, 2014 wrote:

2 James Dogherty on this voyage.

James was 27 years old on arrival.  He was tried at Carrickfergus, Antrim, and his native place was Donegal County.

25/4/1832: Convict Death Register:
James died at the Newcastle Hospital, aged 44.
There is also another entry giving his age as 40.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 20th November, 2014 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/convicts.htm (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Dogherty, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1798, date of death: 25th April, 1832, gender: m, occupation

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