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Anthony Murphy

Anthony Murphy, one of 240 convicts transported on the Mount Stuart Elphinstone, 02 February 1848

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Anthony Murphy
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
Occupation: Tailor
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 14 years

Crime: Insubordination
Convicted at: Courts Martial Edinburgh Castle, North Britain
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Mount Stuart Elphinstone
Departure date: 2nd February, 1848
Arrival date: 18th May, 1848
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 239 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 245 (124). Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 7th May, 2018 wrote:

Anthony MURPHY was convicted at a Court Martial at Edinburgh, Scotland on 2 May 1843 for striking a Sergeant. 14 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Mount Stuart Elphinstone’ arriving 18 May 1848.

Single man; Roman Catholic; can read & write a little; labourer/tailor; aged 35 yrs; 5’9 3/4” height. 7 years in the 68th Regiment, horse artillary.
Native place of birth: Co. Mayo, Ireland.
Brother: Michael
Sisters: Kitty, Biddy & Mary

VDL:
Issued with a Ticket of Leave upon arrival.
1852: Appointed a Constable.
Oct 1852: Drunk & absent from Station. To be dismissed from the Police.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 7th May, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 245 (124). Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Num

Nell Murphy on 15th September, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1813 (prev. 0000), occupation

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