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Michael Duff, one of 180 convicts transported on the Lady Feversham, 03 April 1830
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||21st May, 1806
|Date of Death:
||20th October, 1883
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 302
||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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Wendy Smith on 18th October, 2018 wrote:
Convicted for Violet theft of money from Mr Thomas Turpin on 8th August 1829. Sentenced to death but commuted to Life. Pardoned 10 July 1848.
Married Rosetta (Rose) Hughes (d 31/12/1857) in 1846 at Bungonia, Goulburn. Married Elizabeth (Eliza) Dudley nee Mehegan 30 October 1860 at Christ Church. First wedding in newly completed Church of England Church, Christ Church, Queanbeyan (Reference: wedding register and Golden Age Sat. 3 November 1860.)
Also saw Lapidary as occupation in official records.
D Wong on 18th October, 2018 wrote:
From his Indent on Ancestry:
Michael Duff was listed as 25 years old on arrival. He was single, native place: London, listed as a silk weaver and transported for Highway robbery.
Michael was 5’4¾” tall, ruddy and freckled complexion, red hair, hazel eyes, small scar at top of forehead left side.
Assigned to Jonas Beasley, Windsor.
1840: TOL Goulburn
1843: TOL Queanbeyan
Convict Changes History
Wendy Smith on 18th October, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 21st May, 1806 (prev. 0000), date of death: 20th October, 1883 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime