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Catherine Murphy

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Catherine Murphy
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 8th May, 1842
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Cork City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Hope
Departure date: 10th April, 1842
Arrival date: 17th August, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 17 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-thompson on 25th August, 2012 wrote:

Catherine Murphy, convict no. 51607, was convicted at Cork City on 25 Feb 1842 on charge of Larceny. 7 yr sentence. Single.
Departed on the ‘Hope’ 10 Apr 1842 from Dublin for Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania). The ship arrived 17 Aug 1842 Hobart.
Good conduct report.
Catherine died at sea, on 8 May 1842 - from pneumonia.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-thompson on 25th August, 2012 made the following changes:

new convict, term 7, convicted at 900, crime 8, firstname Catherine, surname Murphy, source Tasmanian Archives, date of death 1842-05-08, gender f

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


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