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James Murphy

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Murphy
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1743
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: 20th May, 1804
Age: 61 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Devon, Exeter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Friendship
Departure date: 13th May, 1787
Arrival date: 21st January, 1788
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 102 other convicts

References

Primary source: http://www.firstlanding.com.au
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Community Contributions

Eric Harry Daly on 13th January, 2013 wrote:

James Murphy was tried at Exeter, Devon on 11 August 1783 for assault and highway robbery with a value of 41 shillings. He was sentenced to transportation for 7 years having been originally sentenced to death, and left England on the Friendship aged about 44 at that time (May 1787). His occupation was listed as shoemaker. He died in 1804.
Guilty of return from transport following the Mercury mutiny.Report from Dunkirk hulk was “troublesome at times”.

Convict Changes History

Eric Harry Daly on 12th January, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 0000, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

Eric Harry Daly on 13th January, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, source, date of birth 1743, date of death 20th May, 1804, gender, occupation, crime

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