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Catherine Thorpe

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Catherine Thorpe
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1792
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 14th September, 1820
Age: 28 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Ireland, Dublin
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Alexander
Departure date: 4th November, 1815
Arrival date: 4th April, 1816
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 84 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 28th August, 2016 wrote:

Catherine Thorpe was convicted at Dublin in 1814. 7yr transportation sentence. Sent to New South Wales per the ‘Alexander’ (2) in 1815.
Transferred to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Kangaroo’ arriving 28 April 1816.

Aged 24 years.

Died at Hobart 14 Sept 1820.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 27th May, 2021 wrote:

Burials in the Paris of St David’s Hobart -
No; 423
Name; Catherine Thorpe
When Died; 14 Sept 1820
When Buried; 16 Sept 1820
Age; 28 years
Ship’s Name; Alexander
Remarks; Convict

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 28th August, 2016 made the following changes:

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

Nell Murphy on 28th August, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1792 (prev. 0000), date of death: 14th September, 1820 (prev. 0000)

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