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James Murphy, one of 200 convicts transported on the Florentia, 11 August 1830
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 455 (230)
||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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m.nugent on 17th March, 2014 wrote:
Could James Daley death registration 1852 nsw be the one James Murphy who arrived on the ‘Florentia’ in August 1830?
D Wong on 17th March, 2014 wrote:
Although tried at Glamorgan, James’s native place was Cork, Ireland.
Trial record from the Glamorgan Assizes:
Accused: James Murphy (Alias: James Daley); Parish: Llangyfelach; County: Glamorgan; Status: Labourer
Burglary of prosecutor’s house with intent. Prisoner aged 22. Caught red-handed by the watchman of Swansea.
Location and date
Parish: Llangyfelach; County: Glamorgan; Date: 9 January 1830
Thomas Cooper, Swansea, yeoman
Death recorded, transported for life
File number 4/640/3
Document number 42
Other documents Ca, R, E (Key)
1840: TOL Maitland
2/3/1848: TOL Passport Maitland
13/11/1848: TOL Passport Maitland
Nothing further on his date of death.
Convict Changes History
m.nugent on 17th March, 2014 made the following changes:
alias1: Daley (alias) (prev. Daley (Alias))
D Wong on 17th March, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime