Catherine Wentworth (c.1772–1800)

CATHERINE CROWLEY was a convict woman who was tried and convicted at the Staffordshire Assizes in July 1788 for feloniously stealing “wearing apparell [sic].” She was sentenced to transportation for seven years and came to the colony with the Second Fleet per Neptune (1790). She formed a relationship with D’ARCY WENTWORTH (II) aboard Neptune and became his common-law wife. Together, the couple had three sons.


Names

  • Alternate: CATHERINE CROWLEY

Burial Location

  • Section 2, Row J, No. 3, St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta.

Timeline

  • Born: Ireland, 1772
  • Arrived in Sydney with Second Fleet per Neptune: 28 June 1790
  • Departed Sydney per Surprize: 1 August 1790
  • Arrived Sydney: 1796
  • Died: 1800 at Parramatta
  • Buried: 1800, St John’s Cemetery, Parramatta

Relationships


Lists

# Second Fleet

# Convict

# Ship: Neptune (1790)

# Burial year: 1800

# Grave: marked