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Catherine Hennessy

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Catherine Hennessy
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1822
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Kilkdare
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Waverley
Departure date: 19th July, 1847
Arrival date: 25th October, 1847
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 15 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives -convicts
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 7th May, 2016 wrote:

Catherine Hennessy was convicted at Westmeath on 20 Oct 1846 for stealing a sheep. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Waverley’ 1847.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 7th May, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives -convicts (prev. ), firstname: Catherine, surname: Hennessy, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1822, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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