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Ellen Murray

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ellen Murray
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Country servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Cork City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Margaret
Departure date: 1st September, 1838
Arrival date: 5th January, 1839
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 168 other convicts


Primary source: Australia Convict Printed Indentures.
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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 3rd June, 2020 wrote:

The Convict Indentures state that Ellen Murray was 29 years old.  She could neither read nor write; religion Roman Catholic; status married with 3 sons and a native of Cork City.  She was a country servant.  Ellen was convicted on17 November 1837 at Cork City of receiving stolen goods and sentenced to 7 years.  She had no prior convictions.  Physical attributes: Height 5 feet 2 inches; complexion ruddy much freckled and a little pock pitted; hair dark brown and eyes dark chestnut.  Transport number 32.  Prisoner number 32-39.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 3rd June, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Printed Indentures. (prev. ), firstname: Ellen, surname: Murray, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1809, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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