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Thomas Murphy, one of 294 convicts transported on the Equestrian, 27 August 1852
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Lancaster Boro' of Manchester Quarter Sessions
27th August, 1852
16th December, 1852
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 293 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 503 (254)
||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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Anonymous on 8th September, 2012 wrote:
Thomas Murphy was convicted at Manchester 18 Jun 1849 of stealing from the person (previous convictions of stealing and pick pocketing. 10 yr sentence.
Transported on "Equestrian’ voyage 357 from Plymouth 27 Aug 1852, arriving Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania).
Single, age 27, C of E, can read & write, 5’4 1/2"; fresh complexion; dk brown hair; blue eyes. Native Place: Manchester.
Some charges of misconduct.
23 May 1854 Ticket of Leave.
23 Sep 1856 Conditional Pardon.
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 8th September, 2012 made the following changes:
Nell Murphy on 15th September, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1825 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime