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James Bridger

James Bridger, one of 160 convicts transported on the Sir Charles Forbes, 01 April 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Bridger
Aliases: Bridges
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

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 Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Southampton Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Sir Charles Forbes
Departure date: 1st April, 1830
Arrival date: 27th July, 1830
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 295 (150)
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

greg petersen on 6th February, 2017 wrote:

Memorandum on convict 1323 James Bridger/Bridges [Sir Charles Forbes] Morven Police Office,
30 September 1839
“The prisoner named in the margin and holding a ticket of leave has received a pass to proceed to your district : his police character herewith
Robert wales [signed] The Asst Police Magistrate
George Town”

Maureen Withey on 20th April, 2020 wrote:

Cornwall Chronicle, 7 Oct 1843.
In accordance with the Act or Council 6th Victoria, No. 18, I hereby give notice that His
Excellency the Lieutenant Governor has been pleased to approve of the solemnization of matrimony between the undermentioned parties:
James Bridger, per Charles Forbes, holding a ticket-of-leave, and Jane Key, per Royal Admiral, in assigned service, Launceston.

Convict Changes History

greg petersen on 6th February, 2017 made the following changes:

alias1: Bridges, gender: m

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