Catherine Glynn (1816–1843)

CATHERINE GLYNN was an Irish convict who was tried and convicted in Galway, Ireland in 1837 for stealing money and sentenced to seven years transportation per Sir Charles Forbes (4) (1837). CATHERINE died at the Parramatta Female Factory on 17 July 1843 and was buried in the parish of St. John’s, Parramatta the same day.


Names

  • Alternate: CATHERINE GLINN

Timeline

  • Born: 1816, Galway, Ireland
  • Tried and convicted for stealing money: 1837, Galway, Ireland
  • Sentenced to seven years transportation: 1837, Galway, Ireland
  • Sailed to the colony of New South Wales per Sir Charles Forbes (4): 11 August 1837Dublin, Ireland
  • Arrived in the colony of New South Wales per Sir Charles Forbes (4): 25 December 1837, Port Jackson, New South Wales
  • Died: 17 July 1843, Parramatta Female Factory
  • Buried: 17 July 1843, St. John’s Parish, Parramatta

Burial Location

  • Unmarked grave, exact location in the parish of St. John’s, Parramatta unknown.

Occupation

  • Dairymaid
  • Convict

Religion

  • Catholic

Multimedia

The small building to the left of the big blue doors was the “dead house” at the Parramatta Female Factory. Photo: Michaela Ann Cameron (2014)
The small building to the left of the big blue doors was the “dead house” at the Parramatta Female Factory. Photo: Michaela Ann Cameron (2014)

Sources


Lists

# Convict

# Irish

# Punishment: Seven Years Transportation

# Ship: Sir Charles Forbes (4) (1837)

# Parramatta Female Factory

# Death Place: Parramatta Female Factory

# Burial Year: 1843

# Grave: unmarked