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Catherine Ann Leary (1804–1846)

Catharine Ann Jones, servant, was sentenced to seven years transportation for stealing property from a house. She arrived in Sydney in 1823 aboard the Lord Sidmouth. She was described as being 4 feet 11 inches tall, with a ruddy complexion, brown hair and grey eyes. She was working as a government servant for Rev. M. Fulton when she married John Leary on 26 June 1825.

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Alternative Names
  • Jones, Catherine Ann
  • Jones, Caroline

Brighton, Sussex, England


20 November, 1846 (aged ~ 42)
Woolloomooloo, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Crime: theft
Sentence: 7 years