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Catherine Fazakerley

Catherine Fazakerley, one of 200 convicts transported on the Anna Maria, 04 October 1851

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Catherine Fazakerley
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1821
Occupation: Laundress
Date of Death: 16th December, 1877
Age: 56 years

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: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Lancaster. Liverpool Boro. Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Anna Maria
Departure date: 4th October, 1851
Arrival date: 26th January, 1852
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 235 (120)
Source description: 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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Community Contributions

Judy Hay on 29th June, 2015 wrote:

26 October 1854-Married James Harris, Bothwell Tasmania.
Children:
1855 - Ellen Harris
1859 - Amelia Harris
1862 - John Harris

D Wong on 3rd July, 2015 wrote:

Catherine was 30 years old on arrival and her native place was Down County, Ireland.

Catherine was 5’3 1/4” tall, could read, fair complexion, brown hair, grey eyes, nearly blind in the left eye, scar on right eyebrow, married with 2 children.

No date of death for James Harris, but C 1865’s Catherine became a ‘Driscoll’. 
Many reports in the newspapers for drunk and disorderly & Idleness for Catherine:-

27/12/1876 Cornwall Chronicle, Launceston:
POLICE COURT, LAUNCESTON
Idle and Disorderly. — Catherine Driscoll, aged 56 years, was charged by Constable Denis McAuliffe with being idle and disorderly, in lodging in the open air, and not giving a good account of herself on Saturday night last.

She pleaded guilty and was sentenced to seven days’ imprisonment.

16/12/1877: Catherine Fazackerley or Driscoll died aged 57 at the Newtown Pauper Establishment of paralysis – Born Ireland.
Catherine was buried at the Cornelian Bay Cemetery – Paupers section.

Convict Changes History

Judy Hay on 29th June, 2015 made the following changes:

gender: f

D Wong on 3rd July, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1821 (prev. 0000), date of death: 16th December, 1877 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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