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John Donoghoe

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Donoghoe
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1779
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Embezzlement
Convicted at: Ireland, Cork
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Governor Ready
Departure date: 21st September, 1828
Arrival date: 17th January, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 196 other convicts


Primary source: Australia Convict Indentures (hand written)
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 21st February, 2020 wrote:

The Convict Indentures state that John Donoghoe was 50 years old.  He could read and write; religion Catholic; status married with 9 children and a native of County Cavan.  His trade was a bleacher.  He was convicted of embezzlement at City Cork on 29 March 1828.  He was sentence to life and had no prior convictions.  Physical attributes - Height 5 feet 7 1/2 inches; ruddy and freckled; hair grey and eyes dark hazel.  Transport number 65.
Assigned to Woolloomooloo Road Party.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 21st February, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Indentures (hand written) (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Donoghoe, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1779, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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