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George Doughertie

George Doughertie, one of 176 convicts transported on the Roslin Castle, 12 August 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Doughertie
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Carter
Date of Death: 28th June, 1839
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: Glasgow Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Roslin Castle (Roslyn Castle)
Departure date: 12th August, 1828
Arrival date: 16th December, 1828
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 175 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 464
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 Doughertie was convicted at Glasgow, Scotland on 16 April 1828 for stealing linen. Previous offences. 14 yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ship ‘Roslin Castle’ arriving 1828.

Married man - wife lives in Brig end of Glasgow.
Worked a horse and cart.

Assignments in Colony,
Ticket of Leave

Died at H.M. Colonial Hospital 28 June 1839.

Convict Changes History

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

date of death: 28th June, 1839 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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