White, Catherine
Entry 6422 Sex: F Alias:
Born: 1767 at :
Bapt: at:
Died: 28 March 1793 at: Norfolk Island
Buried: -- March 1793 at: Norfolk Island

Conviction Details

Status on Arrival: Convict Ship: Lady Juliana - 1790
Crime: Steal £65 in banknotes Sentence: 7 years
Tried at: Maidstone, Kent Trial Date: March 1789

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Known Number of Marriages/Partners 0 Known Number of Children 0
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Catherine was arrested in London and transported to Maidstone in Kent, under guard, for trial at the cost of £25/14/6. A sympathetic jury valued the stolen bank notes at an artificially low level of 39 shillings, thereby saving her from a death sentence
10 April 1789 - Embarked on the Lady Juliana transport
August 1790 - Eight weeks after arriving at Sydney Cove Catherine was sent to Norfolk Island
20 October 1790 - Ordered to receive a flogging for telling a lie to a sentinel. She received 6 lashes. Lieutenant Ralph Clark, who ordered the flogging, recorded in his diary that she was "a good looking woman but a great thief"

2 April 1791 - Catherine was caught, with Mary Higgins, stealing corn from the public fields. They were placed in irons and confined in Gaol. The following day they were both ordered to receive 50 lashes. Catherine received 15 lashes before fainting
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