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Catherine Dawson, one of 180 convicts transported on the Garland Grove, 14 June 1841
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Newcastle upon Tyne Borough Quarter Sessions
14th June, 1841
10th October, 1841
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 178 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 340
||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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Anonymous on 17th July, 2012 wrote:
Catherine was 45 years old on arrival at VDL (according to Tasmanian records) born in Dumfries, she was transported for stealing a shawl, although she had been imprisoned before. She was also married.
Slightly pockmarked, light brown eyes, black hair, 5’2" tall.
She had permission to marry William Goodger (Per Lord Lyndoch) on 9/11/1843.
Convict Changes History
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