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life span was 61 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
28th May, 1819
21st September, 1819
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 61 other convicts
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D Wong on 2nd October, 2015 wrote:
Michael Torpey was 27 years old on arrival and his native place was Fermoy, Cork County.
Sick List of the Daphne 1819:
Folio 39: 3 August 1819, Michael Torpy [Torpey], complains with sore throat. Folio 39: 4 August 1819, John Campbell complains of debility, Michael Torpey’s throat rather better.
Folio 50: 25 August 1819, Michael Torpey, throat healing kindly.
Folio 50: 26 August 1819, Michael Torpey’s throat healing fast, mouth and gums begin to be slightly sore.
Folio 52: 30 August 1819, Torpey’s throat nearly well, mouth slightly sore.
Folio 53: 1 September, Michael Torpey’s throat quite healed, gums still sore,
Colonial Secretary Papers:
TORPEY, Michael. Per “Daphne”, 1819
1819 Sep 28: On list of convicts disembarked from the “Daphne” and forwarded to Windsor; for the Windsor Road (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.275)
1825 Dec 5,7: Re permission to marry Bridge Burke, per “Woodman” (Reel 6064, 4/1789 p.26; Reel 6016, 4/3516 p.158)
1826: Marriage to Bridget NSW BDM V1826155 127, at Sydney, St Mary’s RC. – no children found. (NOTE: There were 3 Bridget Burke/Bourkes on the Woodman)
10/11/1838: COF renewed.
No confirmed date of death for Michael or Bridget found.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 2nd October, 2015 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi (prev. ), firstname: Michael, surname: Torpey, alias1: Torpy, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1792, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupat