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Catchpole, Margaret (1762 - 1819)

Born
1762
Suffolk, United Kingdom
Died
13 May 1819
Australia
Occupation
Convict, Midwife and Nurse

Summary

Margaret Catchpole was sentenced to transport for life, and arrived in Sydney in December 1801. She worked as a cook in the house of the commissary, John Palmer, and later as a midwife and nurse. She was granted an absolute pardon in 1814.

Sources used to compile this entry: Lynravn, Joan, 'Catchpole, Margaret (1762-1819)', in Australian Dictionary of Biography Online, Australian National University, 2006, http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A010200b.htm.

Barbara Lemon

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