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Daniel Griffin (1813–1904)

Daniel Griffin was sentenced to seven years transportation for pickpocketing. He arrived in Sydney in 1833 aboard the Roslin Castle. His trade was given in the convict indent as butcher. He married Sophia Lowe in 1845.

Additional Resources

  • death notice, Shoalhaven Telegraph (NSW), 13 January 1904, p 5

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Life Summary [details]

Alternative Names
  • Griffen, Daniel

Cork, Ireland


2 January, 1904 (aged ~ 91)
Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

general debility

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Convict Record

Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years