Dalley, Catherine

Irish housemaid from Kinsale in County Cork who was tried for stealing sheets and sentenced to seven years transportation, arriving in Sydney in 1825 with her daughter. John Dalley applied for a ticket of leave to marry her which was initially rejected and so the couple were only able to marry once Catherine was granted her freedom. The couple moved to Sydney and her husband ran a successful store on George Street. The couple had seven children together, however, four of them died before they reached adulthood.

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Born
Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland
1798
Arrived Sydney
10 Jul 1825
Died
Sydney
1865
Name
Birth
Spillane, Catherine
1798 - 1831
Occupation
Position
1825
Relationship
Parent of
Spouse
1831 - 1865