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Catherine Christie

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Catherine Christie
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: Laundress
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing fowls
Convicted at: Ireland, Mayo
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Margaret
Departure date: 1st September, 1838
Arrival date: 5th January, 1839
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 168 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australia Convict Printed Indentures.
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Wendy Smith on 6th June, 2020 wrote:

The Convict Indentures state that Anne Campbell state that she is 39 years old.  She could read; religion Roman Catholic; status single and a native of County Tyrone.  She was a country servant.  Anne was convicted of stealing turkeys at Armagh in March 1838 and sentenced for 7 years.  She had one prior conviction and served three months.  Physical attributes: Height 4 feet 11 1/4 inches; complexion ruddy freckled and pock pitted; hair dark brown and eyes grey.  Transport number 90.  Prisoner number 89-39.
Received Certificate of Freedom in 1845 (number 45/454).

Wendy Smith on 6th June, 2020 wrote:

The above entry was incorrectly entered. 
The Convict Indentures state that Catherine Christie state that she was 40 years old.  She could neither read or write; religion Protestant; status single and a native of Jamaica.  She was a Laundress.  Catherine was convicted of stealing fowls at Mayo on 12 April 1838 and sentenced for 7 years.  She had one prior conviction and served six months.  Physical attributes: Height 5 feet 1 inches; complexion dark sallow and freckled; hair brown and eyes grey.  Transport number 90.  Prisoner number 89-39.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 6th June, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Printed Indentures. (prev. ), firstname: Catherine, surname: Christie, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1798, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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