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Catherine Bowden

Catherine Bowden, one of 90 convicts transported on the Louisa, 21 August 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Catherine Bowden
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Laundress
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Lancaster, Liverpool Boro' Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Louisa
Departure date: 21st August, 1827
Arrival date: 3rd December, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 89 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 277 (140)
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

grace on 3rd December, 2012 wrote:

her crime was stealing spirits(alcahol)

D Wong on 3rd December, 2012 wrote:

Catherine Bowden was 27 years old on arrival.  Catherine was a widow and her native place was Belfast, Antrim County.

5/6/1828: Aged, 28, Catherine married William Hall per Larne, (Came Free).

D Wong on 14th September, 2013 wrote:

Catherine had 3 prior convictions, was 5’8” tall, fresh pockpitted complexion, dark brown hair, light grey eyes, blue mark 1st finger right hand, large nostrils exposed.

Ann Longwood on 4th October, 2016 wrote:

NO marriage took place with William Hall despite it being approved in 1828.  She applied to marry Timothy Kennedy in 1829 but permission was refused, the reason too faint to read.

Convict Changes History

Jemima on 10th November, 2011 made the following changes:

date of death 1932-00-00, gender f

grace on 3rd December, 2012 made the following changes:

occupation, crime

D Wong on 3rd December, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1800, date of death 0000

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