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Biddy Doherty

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Biddy Doherty
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: All country work
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing linen
Convicted at: Londonderry Spring Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Andromeda
Departure date: 1834
Arrival date: 17th September, 1834
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 172 other convicts


Primary source: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 Annotated Printed Indentures 1834
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Community Contributions

Tony Beale on 20th August, 2020 wrote:

From Londonderry N I. single, roman catholic, has 1 child. housemaid all work. 4’ 10 1.4” dark brown hair brown eyes. Brother John Doherty 5 years ago

New South Wales, Australia, Settler and Convict Lists, 1787-1834 New South Wales Convicts arrived 1833-1834 Assigned to H Castle Sydney

New South Wales, Australia, Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930 for Bridget Dogherty
Entrance and Description Book Sydney Sent to 14 days 3rd class at the Female Factory. 22/6/1835

New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1810-1814, 1827-1867 Cert no 40/1139 dated 22/7/1840

The Sydney Herald (NSW : 1831 - 1842) View title info Fri 19 Mar 1841 Page 2
Principal Superintendent of Convicts, Office,
Sydney, March 9, 1841 The undermentioned
persons have obtained their certificates of freedom : - Biddy Doherty Andromeda 3

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 20th August, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 Annotated Printed Indentures 1834 (prev. ), firstname: Biddy, surname: Doherty, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1804, date of death:

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