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Rachel Griffiths

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Rachel Griffiths
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1786
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: -
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Experiment
Departure date: 2nd January, 1804
Arrival date: 12th June, 1804
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 14 other convicts


Primary source: Colonial Secretary Index.
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 23rd September, 2020 wrote:

Colonial Secretary Index.

GRIFFITHS, Rachael. Per “Experiment”, 1804.

1810 Jun 9 - Granted certificate of freedom (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.52)

Rachel had a relationship with (she probably married him) Patrick Mulhall, who was an Irish convict on Tellicherry. The 1828 census shows the family with 3 sons, all born in the colony, George, Thomas and John.

1828 Census Index.
Patrick Mulhall 42, F.S. Tellicherry, 1806, 7 years, catholic, Householder. Hunter Street, Sydney. Has 50 acres of land 14 acres cleared, and 7 cultivated. Has 35 cattle.
Rachel Mulhall or Griffiths, age 42, F.S. Experiment 1805, 7 years, catholic.
George Mulhall, age 17, born in colony.
Thomas Mulhall, age 12, B.C.
John Mulhall, age 9, B.C.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 23rd September, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Colonial Secretary Index. (prev. ), firstname: Rachel, surname: Griffiths, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1786, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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