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Catherine Burke

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Catherine Burke
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1789
Occupation: Country servant
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 7 years

Crime: Stealing clothes
Convicted at: Ireland, Cork
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Southworth
Departure date: 6th February, 1832
Arrival date: 14th June, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 128 other convicts


Primary source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 26th February, 2020 wrote:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
Catherine Burke,  age 43, ship, Southworth (3)(1832); tried at Cork, 1831, 7 years for stealing clothes.  Married 2 children.  Native of Cork Co.  Trade – Dairy maid all work country. Catholic.  DOB 1789.

Maureen Withey on 27th February, 2020 wrote:

NSW Government Gazette, 7 Nov 1832.
933. Burke Catherine, Southworth, farm servant, to Thomas Holywell, Carters’ Barracks.

(There are 2 Catherine Burkes on this ship)It is likely that this is the one assigned to country work.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 26th February, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. (prev. ), firstname: Catherine, surname: Burke, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1789, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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