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Catherine Molony

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Catherine Molony
Aliases: Malony
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1821
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 15 years

Crime: Arson
Convicted at: Ireland, Carlow
Sentence term: 15 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 - convicts
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 14th August, 2016 wrote:

Catherine Molony was convicted of house burning at Carlow, Ireland on 26 Feb 1850. 15yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Blackfriar’ 1851.

Widow; aged 30yrs; country servant; 4’7 1/2”; Roman Catholic.
Native Place: Co. Clare, Ireland.
Brother: John, 49th Regiment
Brother: Pat , in America

Colony of VDL:
Various work assignments.

Application for permission to marry:
to Michael Chinta.
Permission to marry revoked.

Application for permission to marry:
to Henry Schofield (transported per ‘John Barry’)
Married at Hobart 28 April 1856. (ref. 37/1/15 no. 430)

Ticket of Leave 15 Aug 1854
Conditional Pardon 22July 1856

Nell Murphy on 15th August, 2016 wrote:

Alice SCHOFIELD b. 18 Feb 1859 at New Norfolk. Parents: Henry Schofield, farmer; Catherine Malony.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 14th August, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 15 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. ), firstname: Catherine, surname: Molony, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1821, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

Nell Murphy on 15th August, 2016 made the following changes:

alias1: Malony

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