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Sentenced to 7 years
||Tasmanian Convict Records.
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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.
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