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Sarah Dogherty

Sarah Dogherty, one of 123 convicts transported on the Majestic, 01 October 1838

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Sarah Dogherty
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: March, 1845
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 10 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Chester Assizes
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Majestic
Departure date: 1st October, 1838
Arrival date: 22nd January, 1839
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 122 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 335 (169)
Source description: 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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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 12th October, 2016 wrote:

Sarah DOGHERTY was convicted at Chester on 4 Aug 1838 for stealing money from a woman. 10 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Majestic’ arriving 21 Jan 1839.

Married woman - husband Patrick, at native place. One child.

Some records of misconduct.
1843: Muster at Hamilton, Tasmania.

Died at the Female Factory, Cascades, Hobart. Memo 26 March 1845.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 12th October, 2016 made the following changes:

date of death: March, 1845 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime

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