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Catherine Moriarty

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Catherine Moriarty
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: House servant
Date of Death: 28th January, 1890
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: Limerick
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Greenlaw
Departure date: 7th March, 1844
Arrival date: 2nd July, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 38 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Anne Goodman on 5th March, 2019 wrote:

Born abt 1818 Limmerick Ciry, transported as a widow arriving VDL 2 July 1844, married John Martin (Cabinet Maker) 13 April 1846 which produced 6 children. Ticket of leave granted 2 May 1848, her brothers & sisters from the convict ident record: Patrick, Michael, Thomas, John, Sarah, Margaret, Mary & Ellen.  Catherine died 28 Jan 1890 in Launceston.

Maureen Withey on 11th December, 2019 wrote:

Limerick Assizes
Catherine Moriarty, indicted for stealing a piece of calico from the concerns of Messrs. Todd & Co. on the 21st June, was found guilty, and sentenced to 7 years transportation.
Limerick Chronicle, 8 July 1843.

Maureen Withey on 11th December, 2019 wrote:

Marriage Permission.
1230. Jno. Martin. Ship D. of Richmond and Cathe. Moriarty, Greenlaw. – Marriage approved. Permission date: 28 Feb 1846.

Convict Changes History

Anne Goodman on 5th March, 2019 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives (prev. ), firstname: Catherine, surname: Moriarty, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 28th January, 1890, gender: f, occupation, crime

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