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Catherine Casey

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Catherine Casey
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1825
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Stealing potatoes
Convicted at: Ireland. Kildare
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Duke of Cornwall
Departure date: 8th July, 1850
Arrival date: 27th October, 1850
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 17 other convicts


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Community Contributions

D Wong on 20th July, 2017 wrote:

Catherine Casey was listed as being 25 years old on arrival in VDL - she was born in Kildare County and was transported for ‘stealing potatoes’.

Dates of birth found: 1825, 1835.

Fair complexion, light sandy hair turning grey, illiterate, widowed with 1 child on board.

4/11/1851: Married Francis White (Maria Somes 1850).  2 children, WHITE F 1852

It is listed that Francis White on the ‘Maria Somes’ died in the Hobart Jail 16\11\1893 however there was also another Francis White who arrived in 1852 on the Equestrian.

2/8/1853: TOL
3/4/1855: CP

1860: Married William Careless at Esperance, Tas., 10 children listed, but apparently had more.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 20th July, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 10 years, voyage, source: https://www.linc.tas.gov.au/Pages/Home.aspx http://foundersandsurvivors.org/pubsearch (prev. ), firstname: Catherine, surname: Casey, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1825, date of death:

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