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George Doody

George Doody, one of 200 convicts transported on the Bussorah Merchant, 01 October 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Doody
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Worcester Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Bussorah Merchant
Departure date: 1st October, 1829
Arrival date: 18th January, 1830
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 215 (110)
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 20th April, 2016 wrote:

George Doody was convicted at Worcester 7 March 1829 for housebreaking/burglary. Previous offences. Life Sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Bussorah Merchant’ arriving 18 Jan 1830.

Assignments in Colony.
Muster 1833 - at Richmond, Tas.
Muster 1838 - at Oatlands, Tas.

Ticket of Leave 12 April 1838.

Conditional Pardon No. 3426 28 Oct 184..

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 20th April, 2016 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

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