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Daniel Murray

Daniel Murray, one of 160 convicts transported on the Claudine, 20 May 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Daniel Murray
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Claudine
Departure date: 20th May, 1821
Arrival date: 15th December, 1821
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 86
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

greg petersen on 8th January, 2017 wrote:

transferred form hulk Justitia at Woolwich to Claudine for transportation to VDL
ship surgeon Henry Ryan’s diary entry:
12 October 1821:
Handcuffed Daniel Murray, Robert Sydenham, Thomas Ford and James Walker for concealing one of their messmates beds. James Walker and James Casey were appointed to watch the water closets for the space of one month for not answering to their muster. From 6 to 7pm the convicts on deck dancing.

greg petersen on 25th March, 2019 wrote:

1828 June 18th, Hobart Town Courier,
Colonial Secretary’s Office,
THE periods for which the undermentioned persons were transported having expired, certificates have been granted to them accordingly;
Richard Poole, Claudine.
Daniel Murray, ditto.

Convict Changes History

greg petersen on 8th January, 2017 made the following changes:

gender: m

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