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Peter Duddy

Peter Duddy, one of 300 convicts transported on the Coromandel, 27 October 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Peter Duddy
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1773
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: 19th November, 1842
Age: 69 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Unknown
Convicted at: York Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Coromandel
Departure date: 27th October, 1819
Arrival date: 5th April, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 298 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 261 (132)
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

D Wong on 28th April, 2016 wrote:

Peter Duddy was 46 years old on arrival in VDL.  His native place was Lancashire.
No crime found.

Peter was 5’6” tall, brown eyes, black hair, nearly bald, pockpitted.

1832: TOL
2/5/1833: CP

Peter was living in a cave at Blackmans Bay.

31/5/1836 Colonial Times, Hobart:
Peter Duddy, an old hand at Brown’s River, was charged with being an idle and disorderly person, having no fixed place of residence.
He satisfactorily proved he worked hard for his living; and had occupied a cave for years past.
He was discharged, and advised to get a better dwelling.

January 1841: Admitted to the New Norfolk Colonial Hospital with debilitas.

19/11/1842: Died at Hobart, aged 72 of Debility.
Listed as a Labourer.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 28th April, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1773 (prev. 0000), date of death: 19th November, 1842 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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