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Sentenced to 7 years
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Nell Murphy on 18th March, 2017 wrote:
n.b. Two convict women named ‘Margaret Murphy’ on this voyage of the Hooghley 1831.
Margaret MURPHY was convicted at Cork, Ireland in March 1831 for stealing a cloak. 7yr transportation sentence. Sent to New South Wales, Australia per the ship ‘Hooghley’ arriving 1831.
Aged 18yrs; housemaid;
Sister: Judith MURPHY (transported to NSW per the ship ‘Palambam’ 1831)
Penny-Lyn Beale on 30th November, 2020 wrote:
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842.
Name; Margaret Murphy (2)
Ship; Hooghley (3) - 1831
Indent No; 153.
Age; 18 Est birth Year; 1813
Reads, Single; Religion; Catholic.
Native Place; Cork
Date of Trial: City of Cork. March 1831
Sentence; 7 years
Height; 5 ft. 3 1/4
Complexion; Ruddy, fair, freckled
Eyes; Blue to grey
1839 – 11 Feb. Certificate of Freedom. 39/201. Age; 26. WIFE; of Denis Shea per Hooghley 1. Free by servitude [Hooghley - 1825]
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 18th March, 2017 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://www.jenwilletts.com (prev. ), firstname: Margaret, surname: Murphy, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1813, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime
Penny-Lyn Beale on 30th November, 2020 made the following changes:
alias1: Margaret Shea