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Darby Melvehill

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Darby Melvehill
Aliases: Mulvihill
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: 1834
Age: 33 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Manslaughter
Convicted at: Ireland, Kerry
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Blenheim
Departure date: 27th July, 1834
Arrival date: 14th November, 1834
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 22 other convicts


Primary source: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
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Penny-Lyn Beale on 9th September, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842

Name: Darby Mulvehill
Age: 33. Estimated Birth Year: abt 1801
Date of conviction: 18 Mar 1834 - Kerry
Vessel: Blenheim - 14 Nov 1834
No; 2361 - 130
Unable to Read & Write; Catholic, Single;
Native Place; Co Kerry
Calling; Farm Labour
Offence; Manslaughter
Date of Trial: 18 March 1834 - Co Kerry
Sentence; Life
Height; 5 ft. 11
Complexion; Sallow
Hair; Brown
Eyes; Blueish
Sydney, Australia, Anglican Parish Registers, 1814-2011
Liverpool St Luke.  27 February 1826 - 23 September 1838

Name; Darby Mulvihill
Abode; Abbotsbury
When Buried; 12 Dec 1834
Age; 34 (Est birth year 1800/01)
Ships Name; Blenheim
Quality or Profession; Assigned servant to ? Croke, Abbottsbury
By whom the Ceremony was preformed; Robert Cartwright
Australia, Death Index, 1787-1985
Name: Darby Mulvehill
Death Date: 1834
Registration Place: Liverpool, New South Wales
Volume Number: V18341861 18

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 9th September, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 (prev. ), firstname: Darby, surname: Melvehill, alias1: Mulvihill, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1801, date of death: 1834, gender: m, occu

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