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Jane Donaghey

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jane Donaghey
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 31st May, 1844
Age: 40 years

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: Larceny
Convicted at: Ireland, Donegal
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Greenlaw
Departure date: 7th March, 1844
Arrival date: 2nd July, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 38 other convicts

References

Primary source: Tasmanian Conduct Record. https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON41-1-2$init=CON41-1-2p26 Greenlaw – Surgeon’s Journal. National Archives. ADM 101/30/3/1.
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 14th January, 2020 wrote:

Tasmanian Conduct Record. https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON41-1-2$init=CON41-1-2p26
439. Jane Donaghey. Tried at Donegal 21 July 1843, 7 years, transported for Larceny. Gaol report Bad. Single.
Dead.  31 May 1844.

Greenlaw – Surgeon’s Journal.  National Archives. ADM 101/30/3/1
Daily sick list of the Greenlaw female convict ship.
Folio 4: Jane Donaghey, aged 40; convict; disease or hurt, diarrhoea marasmus. Put on sick list, 20 April 1844. Died, 31 April 1844.

Jane Donaghey had a small son with her, who was also sick. 
Thos. Donaghy. Aged 2, Convict’s child In list June 15. Obit 3 July.

June 15th, This Patient has been more or less troubled with Diarrhoea ever since the death of his mother (her case ix) which happened on the 31st May. He was entrusted to the care of a female convict and his diet consisted of Sago, and small quantities of preserved meat, to check the Diarrhoea, Chalk Catechu and laudanum with occasionally Pulvis Hydrarg cum Creta. Notwithstanding he got gradually weaker and thinner, and sunk exhausted on the 3rd July.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 14th January, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Conduct Record. https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON41-1-2$init=CON41-1-2p26 Greenlaw – Surgeon’s Journal. National Archives. ADM 101/30/3/1. (prev. ), firstname: Jane, surname: Donaghey, alias1: , alias2:

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