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Catherine Fenton

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Catherine Fenton
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Ireland. Waterford
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Martin Luther
Departure date: 8th June, 1852
Arrival date: 1st September, 1852
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 17 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 1st April, 2016 wrote:

Catherine Fenton was convicted at Waterford, Ireland 30 June 1851 for sheep stealing. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ship ‘Martin Luther’ arriving 1852.

Aged 45yrs; married; 4 children; Roman Catholic; country servant.
Native place: Co. Limerick
Husband: Denahy
Sister: Mary - in America
Brothers: John & Wm (?) - at native place
Mother: Ellen

Assignments in Colony.

Permission to marry granted. Married James Bryan 27/3/1854 Hobart.

Ticket of Leave 26/9/1854
Conditional Pardon 18/12/1855

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 31st March, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives (prev. ), firstname: Catherine, surname: Fenton, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1807, date of death: 0000, gender: , occupation, crime

Nell Murphy on 1st April, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, gender: f

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