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Margaret Bryan

Margaret Bryan, one of 101 convicts transported on the Burrell, 31 December 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Margaret Bryan
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1805
Occupation: Laundress
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing a handkerchief
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Burrell
Departure date: 31st December, 1831
Arrival date: 20th May, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 100 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 245 (124)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 1st September, 2020 wrote:

UK, Royal Navy Medical Journals, 1817-1856

Name:  Mary A Bryan. 22 months. daughter of Margaret Bryan Prisoner
Age: 22 Months
Treatment Year: 1832
Treatment Place: United Kingdom. .
Ship: Burrell
Nature of the Disease; Inflammation of the Labia.
No of the Case; 1
Where taken ill:  Woolwich, December 25th 1831
Death;  continued sinking and died at 7.30 am 7th January 1832

Penny-Lyn Beale on 1st September, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842.

Margaret Bryan
No; 156 - 32. 9
Age;  27 Est birth Year; 1805
Read. Married
Religion: Roman Catholic
Native Place: City Cork
Calling; Laundress
Date of Trial: Lancaster Quarter Sessions 24 October 1831
Offence; Stealing black silk handkerchief
Sentence; 7 years
Height; 5 ft. 0 3/4 inches
Complexion: Brown
Hair: Dark Brown
Eyes; Grey
Certificate; C39/282

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 1st September, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: f

Penny-Lyn Beale on 1st September, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1805 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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