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||30th March, 1865
life span was 56 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
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D Wong on 9th January, 2019 wrote:
James Goff was 18 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Wexford, Ireland.
James was Transported for ‘Stealing money and shoes’.
13/10/1845: Married Sarah McDonald (Mexborough 1841) at St. Joseph’s, Hobart. Listed as Gough.
18/3/1855: Female child, name not listed - could be Margaret. Father James Goff, shoemaker, mother Sarah McDonald, residence Goulburn Street.
(Margaret Gough was admitted to the Queens Orphan School, aged 10 years and 8 months, in 1865 - notation: not admitted to Queens Orphan School, but allowance of 5/- week for 3 months.
21/3/1857: Female child, name not recorded - could be Catherine Gough - admitted to the Orphan School in 1865, notation: not admitted to Queens Orphan School, but allowance of 5/- week for 3 months.
4/7/1859: Eliza Goff - parents were resident in Watchorn Street. Also admitted to the Orphan School, aged 6 years and 4 months - notation: not admitted to Queens Orphan School, but allowance of 5/- week for 3 months.
14/7/1861: Christina Gough - Parents resident in Molle Street.
C1862: James Gough, born Hobart - died 15/1/1863 of Hooping cough and diarrhoea.
30/3/1865: James Gough, shoemaker, aged 32, died of Disease of the kidneys - Sarah Gough, wife, was the informant.
Sarah McDonnell/Gough, died at the General Hospital, Hobart 16/1/1867.
17/2/1873: Margaret Gough, aged 18, married William Scanlon, aged 30, a Clerk, at Hobart.
Tania Donai-Quinney on 11th November, 2019 wrote:
Wife Sarah O’Donnell (often mistaken as McDonald)
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 9th January, 2019 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://foundersandsurvivors.org/pubsearch
https://libraries.tas.gov.au/Pages/Home.aspx (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Goff, alias1: Gough, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1822, date of death: