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Mary Murphy

Mary Murphy, one of 170 convicts transported on the Angelina, 25 April 1844

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Murphy
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1828
Occupation: House servant and needlewoman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Lancaster. Liverpool Boro Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Angelina
Departure date: 25th April, 1844
Arrival date: 24th August, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 170 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 75 (39)
Source description: 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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Community Contributions

Anonymous on 2nd September, 2012 wrote:

Mary Murphy was convicted of stealing 46yrd of flannel. 2nd conviction.
Native Place: Tipperary.
Age 16yrs; single; Roman Catholic; 5’; Fair complexion; Brown hair; Hazel/grey eyes. Can read.
Mother: Catherine.
Brothers: John, Richard, Henry, William.
Sisters: Maria, Bridget, Rhonda, Ann - in Ireland.

Transported on the ‘Angelina’. departed 28 April 1844. Arrived Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) 25 Aug 1844. Surgeons report: Orderly.
Ill 12/8/1844 - 16/8/1844 - Catarrh. Cured.

Clear conduct record in colony.
Married John Carns (convict per Elphinstone) 5 Jan 1846.

Free Certificate 18 Dec 1850.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 2nd September, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1828-00-00, gender f

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