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Michael Torpey

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Michael Torpey
Aliases: Torpy
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1792
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Unknown
Convicted at: Ireland, Cork
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Daphne
Departure date: 28th May, 1819
Arrival date: 21st September, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 63 other convicts


Primary source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi
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Community Contributions

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)

2/2/1826: COF

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

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