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Catherine McLeod, one of 113 convicts transported on the Sydney Cove, January 1807
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 388
||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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John McGowan on 23rd October, 2013 wrote:
Catherine Baird or McLeod convicted 4 September 1805 at Edinburgh High Court - along with husband John McLeod for thefts by housebreaking in George Square, Edinburgh (no details). Both pled guilty and sentenced to 14 years transportation. See Scots Magazine (1805), Vol.67, p 725 and McGowan, John (2013), A New Civic Order: The contribution of the City of Edinburgh Police, 1805-1812, p 145 and p 229.
Convict Changes History
John McGowan on 23rd October, 2013 made the following changes:
surname Mcleod (prev. McLeod), alias1 Baird (alias) (prev. Baird (Alias)), gender, crime