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Catherine Jennings

Catherine Jennings, one of 62 convicts transported on the Indispensible, February 1809

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Catherine Jennings
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1774
Occupation: Servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Coining
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivey on 18 February 1808
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Indispensible
Departure date: February, 1809
Arrival date: 18th August, 1809
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 62 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 419 (209)
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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 22nd May, 2020 wrote:


194. CATHERINE JENNINGS was indicted for that she at a general quarter session of the peace, holden for the county of Middlesex, on the 2nd of July, in the forty-fourth year of his majesty’s reign, was tried and convicted of being a common utterer of false and counterfeit money, and was sentenced to be imprisoned one year, and to find sureties for two years more; and the indictment stated that she afterwards, on the 2nd of February instant, feloniously did utter one piece of false and counterfeit money, made to the likeness of a good shilling, as and for a good shilling, did utter to Mary, the wife of George Miller , she knowing it to be false and counterfeited .

Penny-Lyn Beale on 22nd May, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1810-1814, 1827-1867

Ticket of Leave Date: 10 January 1828 . No; 28/24
Native Place: CO GALWAY
Date Of Trial: 18/02/1808
Complexion: RUDDY
Height; 4 FT 11 IN

Now widow of Stephen Birr formerly of the 102 Reg’t

Lost all her point teeth.

1825 - Wife of Stephen Burr.

Australia, Marriage Index, 1788-1950
Name: Stephen Burr
Spouse Name: Catharine Jennings
Marriage Date: 1810
Marriage Place: New South Wales
Registration Place: Sydney, New South Wales
Registration Year: 1810
Volume Number: V A

Husbands Death

Name: Stephen Burr
Birth Date: 1759
Death Date: May 1827
Cemetery: St Peters Anglican Church Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Campbelltown, Campbelltown City, New South Wales, Australia

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 22nd May, 2020 made the following changes:


Penny-Lyn Beale on 22nd May, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1774 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation

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