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Emily Graham

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Emily Graham
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Blackfriar
Departure date: 24th January, 1851
Arrival date: 29th May, 1851
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 188 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 7th May, 2016 wrote:

Emily Graham was convicted at Dublin on 20 Nov 1850 for stealing sheets, caps etc. Previous offences. 7 yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) arriving per ‘Blackfriar’ on 29 May 1851.

Married woman; aged 36yrs; 5’1”; needlewoman and can also cook.
Native place - Co. Carlow, Ireland.
Husband James at native place.
Brothers: William & Edward.
Sister: Eliza
Ship character: very good

Assignments in Colony.
Some notes of misconduct.
Applied for permission to marry Robert Bush (transported per ‘Susan’) but notified she must serve another 6mths and to reapply. 13 Dec 1854.)
Applied for permission to marry Sindel Ruffels (free) on 25 Dec 1855. Approved. Married at the Parish Church, Perth (Tas), Longford district 26 Jan 1856. Emily aged 43yrs; Sindel aged 41 yrs.

Ticket of Leave granted 6 Feb 1855, revoked but regranted.

Conditional Pardon granted 28 April 1857

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 7th May, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. ), firstname: Emily, surname: Graham, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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