Catherine Whitehouse (1813–1832)

CATHERINE WHITEHOUSE was an Irish convict who was tried and convicted at Waterford, Ireland in 1829 for stealing handkerchiefs and sentenced to seven years transportation per Forth II (1830).

She died in the hospital attached to the Parramatta Female Factory and was buried in the parish of St. John’s, Parramatta on 31 December 1832 with a recorded age of nineteen years.


Names

  • Maiden name: CATHERINE COLLINS

Timeline

  • Born: 1813, Waterford, Ireland
  • Tried and convicted for stealing handkerchiefs: 1829, Waterford, Ireland
  • Sentenced to seven years transportation: 1829, Waterford, Ireland
  • Sailed to the colony of New South Wales per Forth II: 3 June 1830, Cork, Ireland
  • Arrived in the colony of New South Wales per Forth II: 12 October 1830, Port Jackson, New South Wales
  • Married THOMAS WHITEHOUSE: 1832
  • Died: c. 31 December 1832, Parramatta Female Factory
  • Buried: 31 December 1832, St. John’s Parish, Parramatta

Burial Location

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

Relationships

  • Wife of THOMAS WHITEHOUSE, convict transported for life per Neptune I (1) (1818)

Occupation

  • Maid of all work

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: Forth II (1830)

# Parramatta Female Factory

# Death Place: Parramatta Female Factory

# Burial Year: 1832

# Grave: unmarked