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life span was 56 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
16th December, 1823
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||New South Wales
Travelled with 78 other convicts
||Irish Convict Database.
1828 NSW census.
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Maureen Withey on 28th February, 2020 wrote:
Irish Convict Database.
John Murtagh, age 26, Isabella I (3) 1823, tried at Trim Meath Co, 1823, Life, D.O.B. 1797, Meath Co, trade - ploughman.
1828 census at Evan show John Murtha, an assigned government servant, catholic, in household of Robert Ritchie and his wife Ann, working as a labourer:
Robert Ritchie, age 58, C.P. per Hercules, 1802, Farmer, Presbyterian, his wife Ann Ritchie, age 30 B.C., roman catholic, and 4 others, Thomas Eaton, age 35, F.S., Lord Sydmouth, 1819, protestant, William Beasley, age 32, F.S., per Marquis Wellington, 1815, John Fraser, age 7, B.C. and John Mertha, age 30, G.S. per Isabella, 1823, sentence 7 years, labourer, roman catholic.
Penny-Lyn Beale on 9th January, 2021 wrote:
Warrants of the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland
Indent No; 180
Offence; Burgulary & Robbery
Age; 20 ?
Height; 5 ft. 4 in
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 28th February, 2020 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database.
1828 NSW census. (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Murthagh, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1797, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime
Penny-Lyn Beale on 9th January, 2021 made the following changes: