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Catherine Fallen

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Catherine Fallen
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1815
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: House robbery
Convicted at: Roscommon
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Isabella
Departure date: 8th March, 1840
Arrival date: 24th July, 1840
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 118 other convicts


Primary source: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 for Catherine Buck Non-Annotated Printed Indentures 1840-1842
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Community Contributions

Tony Beale on 28th December, 2020 wrote:

From Co Roscommon Ireland Single protestant who could read and write. 2 previous offences of 12 and 6 months. 4’ 11 3/4” fair ruddy and freckled complexion brown hair and eyes. Cert 47/483

Tony Beale on 28th December, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Tickets of Leave, 1810-1869 for Catherine Fallen. ToL no 45/652 dated 26/3/1845. Allowed to stay in Goulburn district

New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1847. States from Athlone which is in the Co Westmeath.

New South Wales, Australia, Criminal Court Records, 1830-1945 for Catherine Fallon
8/12/1847 pleaded guilty gaol for 6 months

The Sentinel (Sydney, NSW : 1845 - 1848)  Thu 25 Nov 1847 Page 2 Domestic Intelligence.
Committal.— On Monday forenoon, Mrs. Howard
residing on the South Head Road, left her house in the charge of a person named Catherine Fallon, who had been staying there a few days previously. On returning home, she found that Fallon had left the premises, and not shortly returning, suspicion was awakened, which caused her to make search if any filing was missing. Finding that a quantity of wearing apparel, both of her own and her husband’s, had been taken away; immediate information was given to a constable, and in the course of the afternoon Fallon was discovered in the attempt to dispose of the property to a dealer in George-street. She was taken into custody, and was yesterday committed to
lake her trial at the Quarter Sessions.

Sydney Chronicle (NSW : 1846 - 1848) View title info Sat 11 Dec 1847 Page 2 SYDNEY QUARTER SESSIONS.
Catherine Fallon was indicted for stealing wearing apparel, the property of one Thomas Howard.
The prisoner pleaded guilty, and was sentenced to
six months’ imprisonment in Sydney Gaol.

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 28th December, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 for Catherine Buck Non-Annotated Printed Indentures 1840-1842 (prev. ), firstname: Catherine, surname: Fallen, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date

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