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Napthali, Michael (1789–1847)

Michael Napthali was sentenced to seven years' transportation for stealing 101 glass illuminators. His occupation in his convict indent was given as glass cutter. He arrived in Sydney in 1818 aboard the Glory. On 17 December 1821 he married Frances Dunn

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  • death notice, Sydney Morning Herald, 23 September 1847, p 3

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  • Napthaly, Michael

London, Middlesex, England


22 September 1847
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years