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Catherine Joyce

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Catherine Joyce
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1828
Occupation: Country servant
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: Larceny
Convicted at: Ireland, Queen's County
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Blackfriar
Departure date: 24th January, 1851
Arrival date: 29th May, 1851
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 188 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convict records
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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 1st October, 2017 wrote:

Catherine JOYCE was convicted at Queens County, Ireland on 28 June 1850 for Larceny - stealing cotton. Previous offence. 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Blackfriar’ arriving 29 May 1851.

Aged 23yrs; country servant; single woman; Protestant; can read; ruddy complexion; brown hair; Hazel eyes.
Native place: Queens Co., Ireland.
No family relatives are listed on her Indent.

Work service placements in the Colony.
Several notes of misconduct and punishments, including being sent to the House of Correction.

28 Sept 1853: Delivered of a female child, Catherine - stillborn. Mother - Catherine JOYCE, convict. No father’s name recorded. (ref. 33/1/31 no. 679 Launceston district)

29 June 1857: Free Certificate issued.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 1st October, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convict records (prev. ), firstname: Catherine, surname: Joyce, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1828, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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