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Catherine Devoy

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Catherine Devoy
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1822
Occupation: Nursery maid
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 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Ireland, Kilkdare
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Greenlaw
Departure date: 7th March, 1844
Arrival date: 2nd July, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 38 other convicts


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Community Contributions

D Wong on 25th September, 2014 wrote:

Catherine Devoy was 22 years old on arrival in VDL and was transported for ‘stealing a gown’. Her occupation was a ‘Nursemaid/Needlewoman’.

Catherine was 4’11 1/2” tall, freckled complexion, brown hair, grey eyes, scar on forehead, deformed in right foot, illiterate, RC and her native place was Kildare.

26/2/1850: TOL
11/11/1850: Free Certificate.

1857: Married Richard Merry (Neptune 1837) in Ballarat, Victoria.  6 children listed.

No date of death found.

Maureen Withey on 13th January, 2020 wrote:

Greenlaw – Surgeon’s Journal.  National Archives. ADM 101/30/3/1
Daily sick list of the Greenlaw female convict ship.
Folio 2: Catherine Devoy, aged 24; convict; disease or hurt, epilepsy. Put on sick list, 28 February 1844. Discharged, 6 March 1844.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 25th September, 2014 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://foundersandsurvivors.org/pubsearch/convict/chain/ai18573 (prev. ), firstname: Catherine, surname: Devoy, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1822, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occup

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