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Michael Duffey

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Michael Duffey
Aliases: Duffy
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: 9th December, 1850
Age: 44 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Cork County
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Isabella
Departure date: 15th January, 1842
Arrival date: 19th May, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 269 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 5th January, 2013 wrote:

Born abt 1806 Monaghan, Ireland.
Steal 5 pounds. Prior conviction, 6mths prison for stealing calico.  Co. Cork 14/03/1842 - 15yrs.

Transported to Van Diemen’s Land on the ‘Isabella Watson’, arriving 03/08/1842.
Ship Surgeon’s Report: bad, troublesome, insolent. Ironed.

5’7 3/4”; farm labourer (has been a soldier); fresh complexion; dk brown hair; brown eyes; married man; 1 child; can read & write; Roman C
Catholic; Native Place - Monaghan; 35yrs of age.

Father: James
Mother: Catherine
Brothers: Barry, John, Patrick & James
Sisters: Catherine, Mary & Bridget

Van Diemen’s Land: Convict no. 20352
several records of misconduct.
Assignments: Prosser’s Plains, Coal River, Glenorchy, Cascades, Brighton, New Town.

Admitted to Colonial Hospital, Hobart and died there 09/12/1850.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 5th January, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 15 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1806, date of death 9th December, 1850, gender, occupation, crime

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