Hi Guest!
Contribute to this record

Abigail Purcell

** community contributed record **

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Abigail Purcell
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
Occupation: Nurse girl/servant
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: -
Convicted at: Ireland. Cork
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Southworth
Departure date: 6th February, 1832
Arrival date: 14th June, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 128 other convicts

References

Primary source: Sydney Gazette, 20 Dec 1832. List of all female convicts assigned and transferred from the 1st to the 31st October 1832. Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
Source description:

Did you find the person you were looking for?

If Abigail Purcell was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.

If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.

Know more about Abigail Purcell?

Contribute to this record

Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 21st February, 2020 wrote:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
Abigail Purcell, age 19, ship Southworth (3)(1832); tried at Cork, 1831, 7 years for robbery house.  Single,  Native of Cork Co.  Trade -  nurse maid. Catholic.  DOB 1813.

Sydney Gazette, 20 Dec 1832.
List of all female convicts assigned and transferred from the 1st to the 31st October 1832.
1715. Purcell Abigail, Southworth, house servant, to Esther Slade, George-street, Sydney

Maureen Withey on 22nd February, 2020 wrote:

Abigail Purcell, No. 32-299. Southworth, 19, Nursemaid, County Cork, 4 feet 11, grey eyes, brown hair, fair ruddy comp. left cheek swelled, from Mr. James Slade, Sydney;
Sydney Gazette, 14 Feb 1833.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 21st February, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Sydney Gazette, 20 Dec 1832. List of all female convicts assigned and transferred from the 1st to the 31st October 1832. Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. (prev. ), firstname: Abigail, surname: Purcell,

This record was discovered and printed on ConvictRecords.com.au