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Catherine Barnham

Catherine Barnham, one of 179 convicts transported on the Buffalo, 04 May 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Catherine Barnham
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 16th January, 1791
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Norfolk. Norwich Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Buffalo
Departure date: 4th May, 1833
Arrival date: 5th October, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 180 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 89 (46)
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

Marilyn Myers on 28th April, 2018 wrote:

Born Catherine Pickers in Norfolk, England. father, Thomas Pickers. Married first, Richard Barnham, widow, on 13 July 1819 at St George, Colgate, Norwich. Applied to marry Patrick Hundon O’Connor in Australia on 20 January 1835, but was refused. applied to marry Henry Duggan on 11 November 1839 but was refused. Record states “on arrival Barnham stated she was married.” Applied to marry Henry Duggan on 23 February 1846 and the application was granted ( Richard Barnham had died in 1844.

Convict Changes History

Marilyn Myers on 28th April, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 16th January, 1791 (prev. 0000), crime

Iris Dunne on 28th April, 2018 made the following changes:

gender: f

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