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Jeremiah Bridgeman

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jeremiah Bridgeman
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1819
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 18th June, 1853
Age: 34 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Attempted murder
Convicted at: Limerick
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Rodney
Departure date: 24th November, 1852
Arrival date: 12th February, 1853
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 39 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-113,350,26,L,80
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 14th May, 2013 wrote:

Jeremiah Bridgeman was convicted at Limerick on 12/03/1849 for shooting at a man. 7yr sentence.

Transported to Van Diemens Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Rodney’, arriving 12/02/1853.

Aged 33yrs; single man; labourer; Roman Catholic; 5’10”; Native Place - Co. Limerick; sister - Catherine.

1 mth Probation period.
17/02/1853: Prisoner Barracks, Hobart.

DIED in hospital, Hobart 18/06/1853.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 14th May, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1819, date of death 18th June, 1853, gender, occupation, crime

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