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Catherine Foster

Catherine Foster, one of 99 convicts transported on the Competitor, 09 June 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Catherine Foster
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Nottingham Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Competitor
Departure date: 9th June, 1828
Arrival date: 10th October, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 98 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 416
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

Tony Beale on 28th October, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 Bound Indentures 1827-1828 from Lincolnshire says age 25 on the indenture but states born 1807 on ToL Single protestant who could read 5’ 1” ruddy fair complexion brown hair and dark brown eyes assigned to H Hovell. 37/169 and CP no 92 dated 1/2/1845

New South Wales, Australia, Tickets of Leave, 1810-1869 for Catherine Foster 20/2/1837 37/169 Allowed to stay in Sydney.

New South Wales, Australia, Registers of Convicts’ Applications to Marry, 1826-1851
Granted 12/10/1829 Catherine Foster 24 bond (Life) per ship Competitor to marry Laurence Harris 35 free (7 yrs) per ship Larkins. Rev Thomas Hassall Narellan

Convict Changes History

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

date of birth: 1807 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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