Catherine Ash, 17961839 (aged 42 years)

Name
Catherine /Ash/
Given names
Catherine
Surname
Ash
Married name
Catherine /Fishburn/
Birth July 5, 1796 40 30
Source: unknown
Baptism January 10, 1814 58 48 (aged 17 years)
Source: unknown
Text:

Baptised aboard the ship 'Kangaroo' on its voyage to the Colony.

Emigration January 10, 1814 (aged 17 years)
Source: unknown
Text:

Christopher Ash's wife Eleanor and children including Catherine came to Australia 'free' aboard 'HMS Kangaroo' on 10 Jan 1814. They had come to join Christopher, a naval captain who had been court-martialled and sent to New South Wales previously.

MarriageWilliam Henry FishburnView this family
July 8, 1816 (aged 20 years)
Citation details:

No 519

Text:

William Fishburn, free age 21 of the parish of St John Parramatta and Catharine Ash age 20 of ditto were married in this church by banns this 8th day of July 1816 by me Samuel Marsden Both William and Catherine made their X marks in the register in the presence of Andrew Nash and M.A. Nash who signed the register

Residence after July 8, 1816 (aged 20 years)
Text:

William and Catherine spent the early days of their marriage at Windsor where their first two children were born - Elizabeth in 1817 and William in 1819.

Residence November 1828 (aged 32 years)
Text:

The 1828 census lists William as aged 33, born in the Colony, a protestant and a publican and living at Baulkham Hills. His family was listed as Catherine, 32 Years, a protestant and incorrectly states that she was born in the colony. The children, all born in the colony and protestants, were Elizabeth 11, William Jr 8, Ellen 7, Andrew 6, Amelia 5, John 4, Sarah 2 and Ann 9 months.

Death February 14, 1839 (aged 42 years)
Text:

V1839191 132/1839 FISHBURN Catherine AGE 42

Source: unknown
Text:

Catherine died 8 months after the birth of her last child George, who himself died on 4 Mar 1839.

Burial
Text:

Christopher Ash was buried at Devonshire Street cemetery along with members of his family. When Central Railway was built on the cemetery site in 1901, their headstones were moved to Botany Cemetery.

'Christopher ASH husband of Eleanor ASH died 7th July 1828 aged 72 years. Also William JOHNSON son-in-law of the above died 20th March 1837 aged 40 years also Catherine wife of W. FISHBURN and daughter of Christopher and Eleanor ASH died 1839 aged (43) years. also George FISHBURN died 1839 aged 9 months. also George Christopher son of William & Euphemia JOHNSON died .... January 185(3) aged 21 months also Ellinor ASH wife of Christopher ASH died 10th October 1858 aged 92 years. also William ASH died 14th August 1867 aged 67 years. Also James ASH died 27th July 1868 aged (63) years.

Family with parents
father
17561828
Birth: 1756Drogheda, Ireland
Death: July 7, 1828New South Wales, Australia
mother
17661858
Birth: about 1766West Meath, Ireland
Death: October 10, 1858
Marriage
Marriage:
herself
17961839
Birth: July 5, 1796 40 30England, United Kingdom
Death: February 14, 1839Castle Hill, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
5 years
younger brother
18001867
Birth: about 1800 44 34
Death: August 14, 1867
4 years
younger brother
18031864
Birth: about 1803 47 37
Death: 1864Sydney City, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
6 years
younger sister
1808
Birth: about 1808 52 42
Death:
8 years
younger brother
18151868
Birth: June 18, 1815 59 49Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 27, 1868Sydney City, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Family with William Henry Fishburn
husband
17951872
Birth: 1795 35 36Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 19, 1872Castle Hill, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
herself
17961839
Birth: July 5, 1796 40 30England, United Kingdom
Death: February 14, 1839Castle Hill, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: July 8, 1816Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
10 months
daughter
18171880
Birth: May 14, 1817 22 20New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1880Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
22 months
son
18191869
Birth: March 4, 1819 24 22Windsor, Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia
Death: May 1, 1869Bathurst, Central Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
19 months
daughter
18201874
Birth: October 7, 1820 25 24Windsor, Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1874Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
16 months
son
18221907
Birth: February 2, 1822 27 25Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1907New South Wales, Australia
22 months
daughter
Fishburn, Amelia Ann (1823-1909)
18231909
Birth: November 14, 1823 28 27Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: June 13, 1909Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
15 months
son
18251888
Birth: February 9, 1825 30 28Baulkham Hills, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: March 9, 1888Castle Hill, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
21 months
daughter
18261886
Birth: November 14, 1826 31 30Baulkham Hills, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 25, 1886Newtown, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
15 months
daughter
18281909
Birth: February 14, 1828 33 31Baulkham Hills, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1909Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
18 months
son
18291914
Birth: August 4, 1829 34 33Baulkham Hills, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 15, 1914Burwood, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
son
1831
Birth: October 4, 1831 36 35Castle Hill, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death:
2 years
daughter
18331919
Birth: October 10, 1833 38 37Castle Hill, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1919Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
son
18351908
Birth: September 19, 1835 40 39Castle Hill, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1908Newtown, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
son
18381839
Birth: June 21, 1838 43 41Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1839New South Wales, Australia
William Henry Fishburn + Mary Amelia Harlow
husband
17951872
Birth: 1795 35 36Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 19, 1872Castle Hill, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
partner’s partner
17861841
Birth: about 1786
Death: March 20, 1841Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Not married
Not married: about 1815
9 months
step-daughter
1815
Birth: September 21, 1815 20 29New South Wales, Australia
Death:
William Henry Fishburn + Elizabeth Bradley
husband
17951872
Birth: 1795 35 36Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 19, 1872Castle Hill, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
partner’s partner
17961870
Birth: 1796England, United Kingdom
Death: October 20, 1870New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: June 13, 1843Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Birthunknown
Baptismunknown
Text:

Baptised aboard the ship 'Kangaroo' on its voyage to the Colony.

Emigrationunknown
Text:

Christopher Ash's wife Eleanor and children including Catherine came to Australia 'free' aboard 'HMS Kangaroo' on 10 Jan 1814. They had come to join Christopher, a naval captain who had been court-martialled and sent to New South Wales previously.

MarriageAncestry.com. New South Wales, Australia, St. John's Parramatta, Marriages, 1790-1966 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
Citation details:

No 519

Text:

William Fishburn, free age 21 of the parish of St John Parramatta and Catharine Ash age 20 of ditto were married in this church by banns this 8th day of July 1816 by me Samuel Marsden Both William and Catherine made their X marks in the register in the presence of Andrew Nash and M.A. Nash who signed the register

Residence[name withheld], 'Charles England' email to Marion Purnell, Nov 2008
Text:

William and Catherine spent the early days of their marriage at Windsor where their first two children were born - Elizabeth in 1817 and William in 1819.

ResidenceAncestry.com. 1828 New South Wales, Australia Census (TNA Copy) [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.
Text:

The 1828 census lists William as aged 33, born in the Colony, a protestant and a publican and living at Baulkham Hills. His family was listed as Catherine, 32 Years, a protestant and incorrectly states that she was born in the colony. The children, all born in the colony and protestants, were Elizabeth 11, William Jr 8, Ellen 7, Andrew 6, Amelia 5, John 4, Sarah 2 and Ann 9 months.

DeathNew South Wales. Department of Justice and Attorney General. NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages. [data-base on-line]. Sydney: the Registry.
Text:

V1839191 132/1839 FISHBURN Catherine AGE 42

Deathunknown
Text:

Catherine died 8 months after the birth of her last child George, who himself died on 4 Mar 1839.

BurialJohnson, Keith A. Comp. Gravestone inscriptions, N.S.W. Volume 1. Sydney burial ground : Elizabeth and Devonshire Streets "The Sandhills' (Monuments relocated at Bunnerong) / compiled by Keith A. Johnson and Malcolm R. Sainty. n.p., the compilers, 1973
Text:

Christopher Ash was buried at Devonshire Street cemetery along with members of his family. When Central Railway was built on the cemetery site in 1901, their headstones were moved to Botany Cemetery.

'Christopher ASH husband of Eleanor ASH died 7th July 1828 aged 72 years. Also William JOHNSON son-in-law of the above died 20th March 1837 aged 40 years also Catherine wife of W. FISHBURN and daughter of Christopher and Eleanor ASH died 1839 aged (43) years. also George FISHBURN died 1839 aged 9 months. also George Christopher son of William & Euphemia JOHNSON died .... January 185(3) aged 21 months also Ellinor ASH wife of Christopher ASH died 10th October 1858 aged 92 years. also William ASH died 14th August 1867 aged 67 years. Also James ASH died 27th July 1868 aged (63) years.

Shared note

BURI: CEME Devonshire Street Cemetery, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia