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Bridget Bryan

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Bridget Bryan
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1829
Occupation: Laundress
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 15 years

Crime: Arson
Convicted at: Waterford Ireland
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Blackfriar
Departure date: 24th January, 1851
Arrival date: 29th May, 1851
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 188 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts. Conduct record http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON41-1-30,269,24,L,80.
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 22nd November, 2013 wrote:

Bridget Bryan was convicted at Waterford on 11/7/1850 for Arson - houseburning. 15yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Blackfriar’, arriving 1851.

Roman Catholic; can read; single; laundress; aged 22yrs; 4’11”; fair complexion; red hair; lt Hazel eyes; native place of birth - Tipperary.

Ship Surgeon’s Report: Good.

Assignments of service in the Colony in Hobart district.
Clear conduct record.

Ticket of Leave 9/9/1854
Conditional Pardon 20/5/1856

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 22nd November, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 15 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1829, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

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