Catherine Gorman

- the girl from Galway and her five husbands -
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We next find Catherine in trouble with the law. The Bathurst Free Press dated 30th April
1862 reported:
Fourth Marriage:  On 14th June 1862 [less than 2 months after the above incident]
Catherine Quinn aged 35 married
Henry Felton aged 50 at Wattle Station Lachlan River.
Catherine is a widow as of 25th June 1858, residing at Wattle Station Lachlan River. Henry
Felton is a shepherd. His conjugal status is 'unknown'. He is also residing at Wattle Station
Lachlan River. No parents or places of birth are recorded. Henry signs and Catherine makes
her mark. Witnesses are Thomas McColne senior and William Smith [who made his mark]
The marriage was performed by John Adams according to the rites of the Presbyterian
Church.

Henry Felton: Henry Felton appears to be the convict per hero in 1835, sometimes named
Fellon or Fulton. He was a sawyer/soldier aged 24 tried for desertion and sentenced to 7
years transportation. His native place was  Shropshire. He was protestant and could read
and write. He received his Certificate of fre
edom on 35d June 1843 at which time he was at
Bathurst.

Children:

William Felton
6838/1863 CARCOAR

Henry Fulton [sic] 7583/1864 CARCOAR. Died 1896 Cowra

Sarah Fulton [sic] 6677/1867 BINALONG. Married 4197/1891 THOMPSON JOSEPH W
FELTON SARAH J at GRANVILLE. Died THOMPSON  SARAH 11684/1945 HENRY
KATHERINE PADDINGTON


Margaret Felton/Fulton  6708/1868 BINALONG. Never Married. Died FULTON  MARGARET
14494/1942 HENRY CATHERINE SYDNEY


Catherine Felton 9464/1871 COWRA. Married Willie E Urch 1892 Sydney? Divorced 1898
on grounds of adultry with William McBroome 2)
William McBroom/e in 1899 Sydney ref
340/1899. 3)
John Tripp common law marriage

Mary Felton 9847/1873 COWRA. May have married James J Lee at Carcoar in 1896  ref
7193/1896. Died LEE  MARY 15427/1948 HENRY CATHERINE SYDNEY



Death: Henry Felton died 21st May 1874 aged 67 at Cudgelo buried Cowra, son of John
Felton and Margaret Story [Aus Cemetery Index - Ancestry] NSW BDM index number
4517/1874  

Once more Catherine found herself a widow but she didn't wait long to remarry.



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A sort time later Catherine is once again before the courts. It's interesting to note that
although there is mention of a child [probably baby Catherine] there is no mention of her
older children Bridget [8] and Thomas [4] The Bathrust Free press dated 7th May 1862
reports: