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Bridget Brien

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Bridget Brien
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Waterford Ireland
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Midlothian
Departure date: 17th November, 1852
Arrival date: 24th February, 1853
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 25 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON41-1-36,178,18,L,80
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 8th June, 2013 wrote:

N.B. There are two Bridget Brien’s on this voyage. These details are for identifier no. 2.

Convicted at Waterford for stealing a hen. Previous convictions. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land arriving 24/02/1853.

Native Place: Waterford
Country servant; age 34yrs; 5’; dark complexion; black hair; blue eyes; Roman Catholic.
Recorded as single but with 2 children - 1 on board.

Assignments in Hobart.
Child John Brian admitted to Queens Orphanage on 2/3/1853, aged 4yrs. Mother - Bridget Brien. Father - James Farrell.

Bridget married Thomas Bridgeman at Hobart 3/4/1854 (ref. 531/1854-37).

Child John released to mother’s care on 29/7/1853.

Ticket of Leave 2/1/1855

Ticket of Leave revoked 9/10/1855

Ticket of Leave restored 20/10/1857

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 8th June, 2013 made the following changes:

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

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