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Daniel Donoghue, one of 240 convicts transported on the Emily, 25 June 1842
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
25th June, 1842
24th November, 1842
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 239 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 131 (37). Tasmanian Archives.
||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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Nell Murphy on 3rd August, 2017 wrote:
Daniel DONOGHUE was convicted at Surrey, England on 28 March 1842 for stealing a quantity of lead. Previous conviction. Life Sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Emily’ arriving 24 Nov 1842. Ship Surgeon’s report: “Well behaved, industrious”.
Aged 18yrs; labourer; Roman Catholic; can read; 5’4” height; fresh complexion; brown hair; light Hazel eyes.
Native place: Kingston, Jamaica.
Mother: Margaret (ref. Convict Indent record)
4 year Probation Period.
Assignments of work service. Several records of misconduct and punishments.
24 Dec 1850: Ticket of Leave granted.
4 Oct 1856: Ticket of Leave revoked.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 3rd August, 2017 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 131 (37). Tasmanian Archives. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 131 (37)), date