Catherine McCARTHY , 1814

Convict uniform as punishment
Name
Catherine /McCARTHY/
Given names
Catherine
Surname
McCARTHY
Name
Catherine /LEWIS/
Type
married name
Given names
Catherine
Surname
LEWIS
Birth

Catherine was noted as being 22 years years old at the time of her arrival in NSW in 1837 and 24 years old at the time she was granted permission to marry Joseph in 1838.

Convict

The "Sir Charles Forbes" (4) was under the command of James Leslie, with William Clifford as the surgeon. Originally 150 female convicts were boarded, 2 were relanded. Of the 148 female convicts transported, only one died on the voyage, leaving 147 being landed in Sydney.

Permission to Marry

Catherine was on a bond and Joseph was free by servitude at the time.

Marriage

The chaplain was G.K. Rusden.