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Bridget Brennan

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Bridget Brennan
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1827
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Ireland, Wexford
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Blackfriar
Departure date: 24th January, 1851
Arrival date: 29th May, 1851
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 188 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts. Conduct record http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON41-1-30,269,30,L,80.
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 22nd November, 2013 wrote:

Bridget Brennan was convicted at Wexford 12/7/1850 for Larceny - stealing meat. Previous convictions for stealing food and clothing. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Blackfriar’, arriving 1851.
Gaol Report: Quiet
Ship Surgeon’s Report; Quiet

Single; aged 24yrs; housemaid; Roman Catholic; not literate; 5’0 1/2”; dk complexion; grey hair; blue eyes.

Assignments of service in Hobart district.

Ticket of Leave 21/2/1854

Permission to marry granted.  Married William Fox (free) on 10/10/1854 Hobart. Ref. 746/1854-37.

Conditional Pardon 14/8/1855.

Children of William & Bridget Fox:
MARY ANN b. 4/2/1855 Hobart
SELINA b. 23/12/1855 Hobart
WILLIAM b. 24/4/1858 Sorell
SARAH JANE b. 8/4/1861 Sorell
THOMAS b. 19/11/1862 Sorell

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 22nd November, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1827, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

Nell Murphy on 12th May, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at

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