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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: 1799
Occupation: Laundress
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 7 years

Crime: Stealing money
Convicted at: Ireland, Louth Assizes, Dundalk
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Forth II
Departure date: 3rd June, 1830
Arrival date: 12th October, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 119 other convicts


Primary source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 2nd February, 2021 wrote:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
Catherine Murphy, age on arrival, 31, per Forth II (1830), Tried at Louth, 1829, 7 years, Stealing money,  DOB 1799. Native of Dundalk Louth Co.  Single 2 children.  Laundress house maid. Catholic.


Convict Index, 1791-1873.
Catherine Murphy, Forth 1830, Ticket of Leave, 33/248; District, Campbelltown; Tried, Louth.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 2nd February, 2021 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. (prev. ), firstname: Catherine, surname: Murphy, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1799, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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