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Catherine Rourke, one of 98 convicts transported on the Sarah and Elizabeth, 28 December 1836
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||23rd October, 1872
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 444
||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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Carlene Holston on 10th July, 2019 wrote:
Catherine is the daughter of my GGG Grandfather Brien Rourke(Convict). On arrival in Sydney New South Wales Australia she was placed in the Female Factory, Parramatta until her parents petitioned The Governor in General Sir George Gipps imploring him to release her in their care. Carlene
Convict Changes History
Carlene Holston on 10th July, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1817 (prev. 0000), date of death: 23rd October, 1872 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime