Catherine McCabe was one of the oldest females sent to Van Diemen's Land. In 1825 Catherine, along with at least three children, arrived in NSW on the ship Thames to join her husband. Her husband had previously been transported to Sydney for life in 1821. Census records show that the family was reunited, but only a short while. In 1836, along with her son, Edward, Catherine was convicted and transported to Van Diemen's Land. Read Catherine's story.
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