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Mary Murphy, one of 190 convicts transported on the America, 30 December 1830
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 545 (275). Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
||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 2nd December, 2016 wrote:
Mary MURPHY was convicted at Bristol 18 Oct 1830 for receiving stolen property (hats). 7yr transportation sentence. Denies being in prison before. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘America’ 1831.
Married woman - widow for 4 and half years. Aged 41 years; farm servant; 5’2 1/2”; sallow complexion; brown hair; dk grey eyes.
Native Place - Waterford, Ireland.
Assigned to work services in the Colony of VDL.
16 Feb 1835: absent without leave. 1mths hard labour in the Female Factory and not to be returned to her previous service.
Ticket of Leave granted.
Conditional Pardon approved.
Certificate of Freedom 12 Mar 1851 (or 1857).
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 2nd December, 2016 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 545 (275). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 545 (2