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Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||8th May, 1842
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
10th April, 1842
17th August, 1842
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 17 other convicts
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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: