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Elizabeth Murphy, one of 401 convicts transported on the Glatton, September 1802
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 325 (162). Tasmanian Archives - convict records. Old Bailey online.org
||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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Nell Murphy on 3rd May, 2018 wrote:
Elizabeth MURPHY was convicted at the CCC, London on 28 Oct 1801 for stealing a straw bonnet from a shop. 7 yr Transportation sentence. Sent to New South Wales, Australia per the ship ‘Glatton’ 1802.
Elizabeth was transferred to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania), Australia per the ship ‘Sophia’.
Aged 19 yrs.
15 March 1806, Hobart - writing or causing a letter to be written accusing someone of a crime. Sentenced by the Lt. Governor to be tied to a cart drawn by a Chain Gang. stripped and to receive 25 lashes. To then be sent to the settlement at Risdon.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 3rd May, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 325 (162). Tasmanian Archives - convict records. Old Bailey online.org (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Num