Catherine SMITH

Family name(s) SMITH
Given name(s) Catherine
Alternate name(s)
Sex Female
Occupation No trade recorded
Age when departed England unknown
Trial date 18 April 1787
Trial place Old Bailey, London
Crimes Stealing a silver watch
Value of crimes 40 shillings
Original sentence Transportation
Transported for 7 years
Ship Prince of Wales
Date left colony
Date of Death


The victim awoke in Smith’s room to find the watch missing. “I was not drunk, nor can I say I was sober”.May have received 25 lashes on 18 March 1789 for being in possession of a soldier’s property.