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Catherine Burns, one of 121 convicts transported on the Morley, 17 May 1820
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
17th May, 1820
30th September, 1820
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 123 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 330
||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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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: