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Bridget Brophy

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Bridget Brophy
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1826
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: Carlow County
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Phoebe
Departure date: 25th September, 1844
Arrival date: 2nd January, 1845
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 11 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
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Community Contributions

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

Bridget Brophy was convicted at Carlow on 20/03/1844 for stealing wearing apparel. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Phoebe’, arriving 02/01/1845.

Housemaid; aged 18yrs;fresh complexion; grey eyes; light hair;5’5”; single; Roman Catholic.
Native Place - Carlow

Assignment in the Colony.
1846: Absent without leave - 2mths hard labour at Female Factory, Hobart.
1850: False accusation - 6mths hard labour at Female Factory, Hobart.

Married William Bromidge (per ‘Isabella’) 1847 (ref. 971/1847-37)

Free Certificate 21/03/1851.

Convict Changes History

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

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1826, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

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