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Catherine Murphy

Catherine Murphy, one of 90 convicts transported on the Princess Charlotte, 27 March 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Catherine Murphy
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1817
Occupation: Laundress
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Princess Charlotte
Departure date: 27th March, 1827
Arrival date: 6th August, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 89 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 135 (69). http://www.jenwilletts.com https://www.oldbaileyonline.org
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 13th August, 2017 wrote:

Catherine MURPHY was convicted at London on 14 Sept 1846 for stealing items from her mistress, Mrs. Hyams. 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to New South Wales, Australia per the ‘Princess Charlotte’ arriving 6 Aug 1827.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 24th December, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
Princess Charlotte - 1827
Name; Catherine Murphy. Age; 20 years
Unable to Read or write. Single,
Native County; Cork
Trade; Washer woman & laundress
Offence; Stealing
Trial; London - 14 Sept 1826 - 7 years
Height; 5 ft. 2 3/4
Complexion; Fresh freckled
Hair; Lt. Brown
Eyes; Grey
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Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 13th August, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 135 (69). http://www.jenwilletts.com https://www.oldbaileyonline.org (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Num

Penny-Lyn Beale on 24th December, 2020 made the following changes:

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