Catherine Bigges

Convict woman incarcerated at the Parramatta Female Factory.

Police Reports

JOHN DELL, and CATHERINE BIGGES, prisoners of the crown, the man on a charge of having last night represented himself to be a constable, and taken charge in that capacity of the female prisoner, CATHERINE BIGGES, who had been absent until a late hour from her services, were disposed of as follows: — JOHN DELL to the punishment of 100 lashes, and CATHERINE BIGGES, to the third class of prisoners at the factory; another man, a prisoner of the crown, found in their company, was ordered to the tread-mill for 7 days.

See Original: “THE POLICE,” Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW: 1803 – 1842), Wednesday 8 February 1826, p.3


# Convict

# Second Female Factory

# Year: 1826