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Moulder, Caroline (c. 1817–1908)

Caroline Clements (1817-1908), a needlewoman and housemaid, was found guilty on 17 May 1832 at the Old Bailey, London, of robbing her master. Sentenced to 7 years transportation she arrived at Sydney aboard the Fanny in February 1833. She was described as being 4 feet 9¼ inches tall, with a ruddy complexion (that was a little freckled), and had light hazel eyes and brown hair. She could read and was a Roman Catholic. She had no previous convictions.

Clements married Joseph Moulder on 6 July 1833 at Bathurst; they had at least eight children.

Caroline Moulder on 2 January 1908 at Orange, New South Wales.

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Alternative Names
  • Clements, Caroline
  • Moulder, Gatto Caroline

c. 1817
Mayo, Ireland


2 January 1908
Orange, New South Wales, Australia

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Convict Record

Crime: theft (house)
Sentence: 7 years
Court: Old Bailey, London
Trial Date: 17 May 1832


Occupation: needlewoman


Children: Yes (7)