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life span was 60 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
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Carol Axton-Thompson on 26th March, 2014 wrote:
Mary Murphy (identifier 1 on this voyage) was convicted at Limerick, Ireland on 10/03/1830 for Larceny. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Blackfriar’ arriving 29.05.1851.
Nell Murphy on 21st September, 2017 wrote:
Mary MURPHY (Identifier 1) arrived in Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) in 1851 and was assigned to work services, including Brickfields Depot, Launceston, Hobart, New Town.
Recorded as: single woman; house maid; aged 21 yrs; ruddy complexion; light brown hair; light blue eyes; Protestant; can read.
Native place of birth: Co. Limerick, Ireland.
Indent record states that her proper name is ‘MASSEY” but no other details given.
Sister: Caroline (in America)
Brother: George (at sea)
5 July 1853: Ticket of Leave granted.
17 Jan 1854: Application for permission to marry to Samuel Collins (transported per ‘John Calvin’). Approved. (ref. record on her Convict Conduct Record, however the Marriage Registration is not on index unless under variation of name).
5 June 1855: Conditional Pardon approved.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 26th March, 2014 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convict conduct record (prev. ), firstname: Mary, surname: Murphy, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1830, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime
Nell Murphy on 18th September, 2017 made the following changes:
source: Tasmanian Archives - convict conduct record http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON41-1-30,269,172,F,60. (prev. Tasmanian Archives - convict conduct record)
Nell Murphy on 21st September, 2017 made the following changes: