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Michael Gerahty

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Michael Gerahty
Aliases: Geraghty, Garrety, Garretty
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: Ploughman/farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Clare
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Southworth
Departure date: 18th November, 1821
Arrival date: 9th March, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 72 other convicts


Primary source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/convicts.htm Ancestry Convict Indents.
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Community Contributions

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)

3/7/1828: COF

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

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