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Catherine Sophia Nisbet
Catherine Sophia Nisbet, one of 184 convicts transported on the Gilbert Henderson, 10 December 1839
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Catherine Sophia Nisbet
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 53 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 141 (72)
||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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Bruce Connell on 29th December, 2012 wrote:
From the court transcripts:
2064. CATHERINE SOPHIA NISBET, alias Salisbury, was indicted for stealing, on the 18th of June, 1 shawl, value
16s.; 1 pair of trowsers, value 15s.; 1 sheet, value 3s.; 1 shift, value 1s. 6d.; 1 cloak, value 10s.; 1 veil, value 7s.; 2
petticoats, value 1s. 6d.; 1 frock, value 1s.; 2 shirts, value 2s. 6d.; 2 pinafores, value 2s.; 1 tippet, value 1s.; 1 plume of
feathers, value 5s.; 1 trunk, value 3s.; 1 sovereign, and 11 shillings; the goods and monies of Julia Dorman.
Married convict John Clay in 1847 and had one child with him - Elizabeth Jane Clay - in 1849.
Married freeman Charles Connell in 1851. Died 1 March 1896, Newstead Victoria (as Katherine Connell).
Convict Changes History
Bruce Connell on 29th December, 2012 made the following changes:
alias1 Salisbury (alias) (prev. Salisbury (Alias)), date of birth 1821, gender, crime