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Lucy Galvin (1780–1852)

Lucy Vaughan was sentenced to seven years transportation. She arrived in Sydney aboard the William Pitt in 1801.

In 1806 she married Isaac Harding. She was James Squire's live-in housekeeper and maintained a relationship with him for a number of years. In 1827 she married Joseph Nobbs and, following his death in 1844, she married Thomas Galvin.

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Vaughan, Lucy
  • Squires, Lucy
  • Nobbs, Lucy
  • Harding, Lucy

Shropshire, England


6 November, 1852 (aged ~ 72)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death


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Passenger Ship
Convict Record

Crime: unknown
Sentence: 7 years