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Alice Dunstil (c. 1786–?)

Alice Hughes was sentenced to 7 years transportation at County Armagh, Ireland in 1812. She arrived at Sydney in May 1814 aboard the Catherine and was sent on to Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania) on the Kangaroo, arriving on 14 September 1814; Joseph Dunstil was also the ship. The couple were married at Hobart on 24 October 1814 (she was registered as Eleanor Hughes and he as Joseph Dunston).

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  • Hughes, Alice

c. 1786

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Crime: unknown
Sentence: 7 years