Catherine Holmes (1808–)

Irish convict woman tried and convicted at Galway in January 1831 for stealing cloth and sentenced to seven years transportation per Southworth (3) (1832). Later incarcerated at the Parramatta Female Factory. Mother of CATHERINE HOLMES (II) and JANE HOLMES.


Names

  • Alternate: CATHARINE HOLMES

Timeline

  • Born: 1808, County Mayo, Ireland
  • Tried and convicted for stealing cloth: January 1831, Galway, Ireland
  • Sentenced to seven years transportation
  • Sailed to the Colony of New South Wales per Southworth (3): 6 February 1832, Cork, Ireland
  • Arrived in the Colony of New South Wales per Southworth (3): 14 June 1832, Port Jackson, New South Wales
  • Daughter CATHERINE HOLMES (II) born: 15 May 1841, lying-in hospital, Parramatta Female Factory
  • Daughter CATHERINE HOLMES (II) baptised: 16 May 1841, St. John’s Church, Parramatta
  • Daughter JANE HOLMES born: 16 January 1843, lying-in hospital, Parramatta Female Factory
  • Daughter JANE HOLMES baptised: 22 January 1843, St. John’s Church, Parramatta

Relationships


Description

  • Prior convictions: (1) 6 months (2) 3 months

Occupation

  • Laundress
  • Convict

Religion

  • Protestant

Sources


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