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Catherine Murphy

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Catherine Murphy
Aliases: Catherine, Kelly
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1787
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to unknown

Crime: Stealing a handkerchief
Convicted at: Ireland, Dublin
Sentence term: unknown
Ship: Elizabeth
Departure date: 26th July, 1818
Arrival date: 19th November, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 100 other convicts


Primary source: New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, New South Wales. General muster. 1825
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Penny-Lyn Beale on 22nd September, 2020 wrote:

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

Name: Catherine Murphy - [Catherine Kelly]
Age: 30. Estimated Birth Year: abt 1787
Date of conviction: Feb 1817 - Dublin
Vessel: Eliza (2). Date of Arrival: 19 Nov 1818
1818 - 25 Nov. On list of convicts disembarked from the “Elizabeth” and forwarded to the Factory, Parramatta; with male child

1820 - 4 Dec -  New South Wales, Australia, Colonial Secretary’s Papers, 1788-1856
Re permission to marry at Parramatta
Patrick Gray. Free and Catherine Kelly. Prisoner per ship; Elizabeth

1821 - 9 Jun - Re permission to marry in the Roman Catholic Church at Parramatta
Thomas Moran. Prisoner per the ship Guildford 2. and Catherine Kelly per the ship Elizabeth

1821 - Nov Govt Factory

Maureen Withey on 13th April, 2021 wrote:

1828 Census Index.
Thomas Moran, age 50, F.S. Guildford, 1815, 7 years, catholic, Labourer, Wm Hodges, Botany district. Has 50 acres of land, 16 acres of which are cleared and 6 acres cultivated. Has 2 horses and 95 cattle.
Catherine Moran or Kelly, age 38, FS, Elizabeth 1818, 7 years, protestant.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 22nd September, 2021 wrote:

1817 - New South Wales, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls and Related Records.
Age;  28
Offence; Felony of Handkerchief

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 22nd September, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: years, voyage, source: New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, New South Wales. General muster. 1825 (prev. ), firstname: Catherine, surname: Murphy, alias1: Catherine, alias2: Kelly, alias3: , alias4: , date of birth

Penny-Lyn Beale on 22nd September, 2021 made the following changes:


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