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Hugh Duffy

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Hugh Duffy
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: Stealing a handkerchief
Convicted at: Ireland, Antrim
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lady McNaughten
Departure date: 23rd June, 1835
Arrival date: 30th October, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 26 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Convict Records.
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 30th May, 2020 wrote:

Hugh Duffy was again sentenced in NSW in 1845 for housebreaking and was transported to a penal settlement. He arrived in VDL per Wanderer, arriving 8 Dec 1845.

Tasmanian Indents.
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON16-1-3$init=CON16-1-3p202  https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON16-1-3$init=CON16-1-3p203
Hugh Duffy, Tried at Maitland C. Court, 10 Sept 1845, Sentence 15 years, age 38, 5ft 8¼. Catholic, can read and write a little, Single. Offence – Breaking into a Dr’s shop & stg medicine , pro W.C Leslie at Pattersons Plains. To NSW Lady Mc Naughton, 1835, Tried Antrim for Handkerchiefs, 7 years.  Trade- Painter & glazier, native of Belfast. F (father) Hugh, M – Sarah; B – Jas. Peter, John; S – Jane, Mary, Eliza, at Edinburgh.

Hugh Duffy, free, was indicted for having, at Singleton, on the 11th of August, 1845, broken into the dwelling-house of William Coglan Leslie, for the purpose of committing burglary.
The prisoner pleaded guilty; and was sentenced to fifteen years transportation.
Maitland Mercury, 13 Sept 1845.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 30th May, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Convict Records. (prev. ), firstname: Hugh, surname: Duffy, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1807, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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