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Catherine Thompson

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Catherine Thompson
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1820
Occupation: House 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 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Ireland, Cavan
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Hope
Departure date: 10th April, 1842
Arrival date: 17th August, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 17 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 28th December, 2014 wrote:

Catherine Thompson was convicted at Co. Cavan on 03/01/1842 for Larceny - stealing geese. Previous convictions. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ship ‘Hope’ arriving 17/08/1842.

Single, Protestant, reads, house servant, aged 20yrs.

Assignments in Colony.
Ticket of Leave
Certificate of Freedom

Application for permission to marry:
to George Weston (transported on ‘David Malcolm’). Granted 29/04/1848. Married 29/05/1848 Hobart. (Registration for Catherine is “Cathrine”)

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 28th December, 2014 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. ), firstname: Catherine, surname: Thompson, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1820, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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