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Julia Leahy

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Julia Leahy
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1784
Occupation: Laundress
Date of Death: 28th September, 1840
Age: 56 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Experiment
Departure date: 21st January, 1809
Arrival date: 25th June, 1809
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 58 other convicts

References

Primary source: State Records NSW Convict Ships Lists - Experiment" arrived June 1809.. NRS 12188; Item: [4/4004]; Microfiche: 632. Freeman’s Journal, Thurs 11 August 1808, p. 4
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Community Contributions

Robin Sharkey on 10th April, 2017 wrote:

Julia Leahy was tried at Dublin Quarter Sessions before the Recorder on Wed 10 August 1808, for stealing and was sentenced to 7 years transportation. She was aged 25, and a laundress.

“Julia Leahy, for stealing one bolster, two pillows and a pair of blankets from John Hughes - guilty, to be transported seven years.”

Robin Sharkey on 10th April, 2017 wrote:

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In NSW

Julia had three children by the Muster in October 1814.
(these would be Eleanor abt 1810 (from 1828 census), Julia and William

11 Aug 1813 - birth of daughter, Julia. Father William Williams. Baptised February 1814. Mother’s abode Pitt Town

18 July 1814 - married William Williams at St Matthew’s Church in Windsor. both made their mark. Witnesses were Michael Gavagan who signed, and Margaret Cavanough, who also signed, and school master Joseph Harpur.

28 Sept 1814 - birth of son William. Baptised on 27 March 1815 at St John’s Parramatta by Rev Benj’m Vale.

26 Feb 1819 -birth of daughter Mary Anne. Baptised when she was aged 13 months, on 19 March 1820, at St Matthew’s Church Windsor.

1822 Muster as “Leaghy” Fr by Serv. Wife of William Williams. Resident at Windsor. Four children “Leaghy” recorded with her.

1825 Muster. Fr by Serv, at Windsor, Wife of William Williams.

1828 Census:
as Julia WILLIAMS, aged 48 yrs. Catholic. Fr by Serv. Wfe of William Williams.
William WILLIAMS aged 51, Prot, arrived 1798 on “Hillsborough” Conditional Pardon. Farmer.

CHILDREN, all listed as Protestant, BC
Eleanor (age 18)
Julia (age 16)
William (age 14)
Mary Anne (age 9)

Convict Changes History

Robin Sharkey on 10th April, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: State Records NSW Convict Ships Lists - Experiment" arrived June 1809.. NRS 12188; Item: [4/4004]; Microfiche: 632. Freeman’s Journal, Thurs 11 August 1808, p. 4 (prev. ), firstname: Julia, surname: Leahy, ali

MARY BODDY on 27th December, 2018 made the following changes:

date of death: 28th September, 1840 (prev. 0000)

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