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Catherine Harrison

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

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Catherine Harrison
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1779
Occupation: All country work
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 14 years
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 413 (208)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th September, 2020 wrote:

Husband; Came on the Eliza 1828.
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842.

Name; John Harrison
Ship; Eliza
No; 28/2100
Age; 40   Est birth Year; 1788
Read & Write; Married 3 Children. Religion; Protestant.
Native Place; Co Wicklow
Calling; Farm Labourer
Offence; House Burgulary
Date of Trial: 12 March 1828
Sentence; Life
Height; 5 ft. 4 3/4
Complexion; Ruddy
Hair; Black to Grey
Eyes; Brown
Assigned to Wm Faithful. Richmond
Noted against name;
Wife came as Cathé Harrison per Competitor (2)
Died 23 Oct 1841 .....

Tony Beale on 28th October, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 Bound Indentures 1827-1828 From Dublin Ireland could not read or write protestant son Michael Harrison 5’ 1 1/4” sallow freckled brown hair and grey eyes assigned to James Henry

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th September, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: f

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

date of birth: 1779 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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