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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: 1836
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 30th September, 1878
Age: 42 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Mayo
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Earl Grey
Departure date: 27th August, 1836
Arrival date: 31st December, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 26 other convicts

References

Primary source: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records, 1810-1891; Convicts Deaths; Annual Returns of Convicts Who Died, 1867-1891; and Irish Convicts to NSW, by Peter Mayberry at http://members.pcug.org.au
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Community Contributions

Dianne Jones on 18th August, 2020 wrote:

1878, 30 September: James MURPHY COE per Earl Grey, native place Mayo; arrived 1836; tried at Mayo Assizes, May 1835/6 [not clear which]; died 30 September 1878.

His name appears on a list from the Police Department of New South Wales, Convict Branch, Sydney. The document is signed by the Inspector General of Police and dated 8 January, 1879 (see New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records, 1810-1891; Convicts Deaths; Annual Returns of Convicts Who Died, 1867-1891). Note: There are no details of the cause of death, place of death or place of burial.

Dianne Jones on 18th August, 2020 wrote:

CORRECTION: Name should read James MURPHY

Convict Changes History

Dianne Jones on 6th August, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: years, voyage, source: 1878, 30 September: James MURPHY COE per Earl Grey, native place Mayo; arrived 1836; tried at Mayo Assizes, May 1835/6 [not clear which]; died 30/9/1878. His name appears on a list from the Police Department of

Dianne Jones on 18th August, 2020 made the following changes:

term: 99 years, source: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records, 1810-1891; Convicts Deaths; Annual Returns of Convicts Who Died, 1867-1891; and Irish Convicts to NSW, by Peter Mayberry at http://members.pcug.org.au (prev. 1878, 30 September: James MU

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