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Catherine Kelly

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Catherine Kelly
Aliases: Ryan
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Childs maid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Carlow
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Midlothian
Departure date: 17th November, 1852
Arrival date: 24th February, 1853
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 26 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 10th June, 2016 wrote:

Catherine Kelly was convicted at Carlow, Ireland on 23 June 1851 for stealing clothes. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania)on the ship ‘Midlothian’ arriving 24 Feb 1853.

Single; 1 child - onboard with her; aged 20yrs; child’s maid; Roman Catholic; 5’1”.
Native place - Carlow, Ireland.

Child: Ann KELLY.  Father listed as William RYAN. Ann admitted to St. Johns Orphanage, New Town (nr Hobart) 20 June 1854. Discharged 26 Feb 1855 to her mother, now on Ticket of Leave. (ref. SWD28)

Assignments of service work in Hobart district.
Ticket of Leave granted 26 Sept 1854.

Permission to marry approved. Married Thomas Jones (transported on Fairlie) 30 Jan 1855.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 10th June, 2016 made the following changes:

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

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