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Catherine Burns

Catherine Burns, one of 121 convicts transported on the Morley, 17 May 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Catherine Burns
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Southampton Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Morley
Departure date: 17th May, 1820
Arrival date: 30th September, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 123 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 330
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

Maureen Withey on 16th February, 2020 wrote:

https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON13-1-2$init=CON13-1-2p57  and previous page.
List of female convicts from Morely (3),  Master, Brown, in 1820, who landed at Hobart, not Sydney.

Catherine Burns, Convicted at Southampton Assizes, 28 Feb 1820, 14 years.

To Catherine Burns, Morley.
Colonial Times, Hobart, 14 Oct 1834.

Police Office, Hobart Town, October 23.
THE under-mentioned convicts having absconded from their places of residence, all constables and others are hereby required to use their utmost exertions to apprehend and lodge them in safe custody:- Josiah Spode, Chief Police Magistrate.
From the service of E. P. Atkinson, Esq., King’s Meadows, on the 14th instant- 32 Catherine Burns, per Morley.
Hobart Town Courier, 1 Nov 1839.


Tasmanian Conduct Record.
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON40-1-1$init=CON40-1-1p80  and continuation record, https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON32-1-1$init=CON32-1-1p105
  Many incidents recorded, drunk, disorderly insolent, etc.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 16th February, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: f

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