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Catherine Martin

Catherine Martin, one of 121 convicts transported on the Morley, 17 May 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Catherine Martin
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 28th January, 1829
Age: 29 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Possessing a forged note
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Morley
Departure date: 17th May, 1820
Arrival date: 30th September, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 123 other convicts

References

Primary source: Craig James Smee in 'Births & Baptisms Marriages & Defacto Relationships Deaths & Burials New South Wales 1788-1820' John S Levi & G F J Bergnan 'Australian Genesis-Jewish Convicts & Settlers 1788-1860'
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

iain Frazier on 19th August, 2019 wrote:

In 1820 Catherine (Martin) married Israel (Chapman) convict from GLORY at St Philips Sydney.  Israel was born about 1792; he was sentenced to death remitted to Life and transported to NSW in 1818.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 30th October, 2020 wrote:

Old Bailey On-Line

Born; 1800.

AMES MELVIN , HENRY JOHNSON , JOHN WILLIAMS , SARAH PALEY , SARAH WICKS *, JOHN PARSONS , JOHN STOREY , GEORGE PERRY , WILLIAM GARRATT , MARY KELLY , JAMES BRYANT , and CATHARINE MARTIN were severally and separately indicted for feloniously and without lawful excuse, having in their possession, forged Bank of England notes, they well knowing them to be forged .
To which indictments the prisoners severally and separately pleaded,

GUILTY .

Transported for Fourteen Years .

Before Messrs. Justice Holroyd and Burrough.
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1820 - New South Wales, Australia, Colonial Secretary’s Papers, 1788-1856
Re permission to marry at Parramatta
Israel Chapman. Prisoner per ship; Glory and
Catherine Martin, Prisoner per ship; Morley 2nd.
G.A. Middleton
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1820 - Australia, Marriage Index, 1788-1950

Israel Chapman - Spouse
Catharine Martin - Marriage
Sydney, New South Wales 1820
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1825 - Muster. Convict. Wife Israel Chapman, Constable
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New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879

Name: Catherine Chapman
Estimated Birth Year:  abt 1805
Age: 24
Date of Death:  28 Jan 1829
District: St James Sydney
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1829 - Headstone and burial place
Name: Catharine Chapman
Death Date: 26 Jan 1829
Cemetery: Devonshire Street Cemetery (Defunct)
Burial or Cremation Place: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Bio; Wife of Israel Chapman. Police Runner

Convict Changes History

iain Frazier on 19th August, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Craig James Smee in 'Births & Baptisms Marriages & Defacto Relationships Deaths & Burials New South Wales 1788-1820' John S Levi & G F J Bergnan 'Australian Genesis-Jewish Convicts & Settlers 1788-1860' (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Mi

Penny-Lyn Beale on 30th October, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), date of death: 28th January, 1829 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime

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