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26th July, 1818
19th November, 1818
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||New South Wales
Travelled with 28 other convicts
||New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records,
New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1810-1814, 1827-1867
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Penny-Lyn Beale on 25th April, 2020 wrote:
Cathe Reilly - Elizabeth 1.
1783 - Approx. birth date using the ticket of Leave.
1817 - Tried March 1817. Native Place; Cavan. 7 years - Shop Lifting. Calling Country Servant. Age 43
1817 - New South Wales, Australia Convict Ship Muster Rolls and Related Records, 1790-1849. Name: Cathe Reilly
Estimated birth year: abt 1778. Vessel: Elizabeth I
Arrival year: 1818. Age: 40. Date of conviction: Mar 1817.
Name: Catherine Reilly. Age: 30. Birth Year: abt 1788
Arrival year: 1818. Arrival State: New South Wales
Trial Place: Cavan. Ship: Elizabeth
1818 - New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records, 1810-1891 for Cathe Riley Musters Muster of Prisoners in the Colony, 1810-1820
Ships Master; Ofters
Tried Cavan 1817. How disposed of Govt Factory . In the colony.
1820 - Muster - Muster. Catherine Riley. Arrival Nov 1818. Vessel: Elizabeth. Master or Ships name: Oftens. Tried: Cavan. March 1817. Sentence 7 Years.
1820 - 4 December; Re; permission to Marry at Sydney.
Thomas Thomas - Convict Ship Surry.
Catherine Riley - Convict Ship Elizabeth.
William Cowper - Chaplin
1821 - Muster. Catherine Riley. Arrival Nov 1818. Vessel: Elizabeth. Master or Ships name: Oftens. Tried: Cavan. March 1817. Sentence 7 Years.
1821 - Husband Thomas Thomas makes application for his wife to join him at Port Macquarie
1822 - 6 January
Charged with making her escape from New Government Factory and having been apprehended by the constable attempted to stab him with a knife.
1822 - 14 January. Ordered to be sent to the factory on Bread & Water for one month, to sleep in a cell, one month, to have her head shaved, to wear log and cap of disgrace being incorrigible.
A continual runaway
1822 - 01 May. NAME: Catherine Riley. DATE: 01/05/1822
PLACE: New South Wales Australia.
CATEGORY: Port Macquarie Penal Settlement
TITLE: Port Macquarie: List of Convicts, 1822-1825
VOLUME NUMBER: 4/3864.
Catherine Riley. Elizabeth (2) Parramatta Bench. Sentence 3 years. Convicted 01/05/1822.
Remarks; 13 Dec 1823 in the service of Gilbert Smith & by Major Goulbourn ... P mafan 24 Dec 182?
1822 - 8 June Name: Catherine Riley. Event Date: 8 Jun 1822
Arrival year: 1818. Vessel: Elizabeth. Name: Catherine Riley.
Event Date: 8 Jun 1822. Arrival year: 1818
Vessel: Elizabeth. Event Description: Attached to the Factory; to be sent to Port Macquarie. On return of proceedings of the Bench of Magistrates, Parramatta
Comments: Per “Elizabeth”, 1818. Page: 15
Charged with eloping from the factory with tearing up Govt Shifts and blankets - Transferred to Port Macquarie during the remainder of her sentence - Attached to the factory
Event Description: Attached to the Factory; to be sent to Port Macquarie. On return of proceedings of the Bench of Magistrates, Parramatta. Comments: Per “Elizabeth”, 1818. Page: 15.
1822 Muster - Residence: Port Macquarie
1825 - General Muster.
NAME: Catherine Reilley. ARRIVAL DATE: 1818
VESSEL: Elizabeth PROVINCE: New South Wales
TITLE: General muster M - Z YEAR(S): 1825.
Catherine Riley. Class FS. Elizabeth 1818. 7 years. Wife of Thos: Thomas. Appin
1826 - New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1810-1814, 1827-1867
Name: Catherine Reilly. Age: 43. Birth Year: abt 1783
Native Place: County Cavan. Arrival year: 1818
Vessel: Elizabeth. Certificate Date: 8 May 1826
No 25/5285 in lieu of No 102/1965
5 ft 3 1/2 inches. Complexion Ruddy. hair Brown. Eyes Hazel
Remarks; Sent to Port Macquarie 10 June 1822 for the remainder of original sentence for ?? Govt ???
Convict Changes History
Penny-Lyn Beale on 25th April, 2020 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: years, voyage, source: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records,
New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1810-1814, 1827-1867 (prev. ), firstname: Catherine, surname: Riley, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date