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James Bridger, one of 160 convicts transported on the Sir Charles Forbes, 01 April 1830
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 295 (150)
||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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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
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