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Catherine Fazakerley, one of 200 convicts transported on the Anna Maria, 04 October 1851
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||16th December, 1877
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 235 (120)
||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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Judy Hay on 29th June, 2015 wrote:
26 October 1854-Married James Harris, Bothwell Tasmania.
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:
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