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Name, Aliases & Gender
||Geraghty, Garrety, Garretty
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life span was 56 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
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D Wong on 25th April, 2019 wrote:
Michael Gerahty was 22 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Clare.
Michael was listed as a Ploughman and Servant, he was 5’5” tall, stout made, grey eyes, fair hair, crucifix on right arm.
Colonial Secretary Papers:
GERRAGHTY, Michael. Per “Southworth”, 1822
1823 Feb 8,12: Re permission to marry in the Roman Catholic Church at Sydney; listed as Garaghty (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.328)
1823 Jun 28: On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.46)
1824 Oct: Employed by Mr Cordeaux; appears as Gerahty (Fiche 3125; 4/1841A p.35)
1828 Census: Michael Geraghty, aged 28, free by servitude. Fencer employed by William Brooks, Dalziel, NSW.
19/11/1828: Permission to marry Eleanor Cobb (Elizabeth 1828) she was 18 and on bond -Michael was 28 and free. At Newcastle.
31/1/1832: Permission to marry Elizabeth Farrell (Hooghly 1831) she was 30 and on bond - Michael was 31 and free.
1832: Married Elizabeth Farrell at St Mary’s, Sydney. - Listed as Garrety and Garretty on the NSW BDM.
No children listed.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 25th April, 2019 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/convicts.htm
Ancestry Convict Indents. (prev. ), firstname: Michael, surname: Gerahty, alias1: Geraghty, alias2: Garrety, alias3: Garretty, alias4: , date of birth: 1801, date