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Bridget Carty

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Bridget Carty
Aliases: Carthy, Mccarthy, Mccarty
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Pocket picking
Convicted at: Ireland, Cavan
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Forth II
Departure date: 3rd June, 1830
Arrival date: 12th October, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 119 other convicts


Primary source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 15th January, 2021 wrote:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
Bridget Carty, alias Carthy, McCarthy, McCarty, age on arrival, 20, per Forth II (1830), Tried at Cavan, 1829, 7 years, Picking pockets.  DOB 1810. Native of Cavan Co. Single 1 child.  Catholic. House maid.

Maureen Withey on 16th January, 2021 wrote:

Applications to Marry.1825-1851.
Michael Cunningham, per Asia (4), age 29, Life, T.of L. and Bridget Carthy, per Forth (2), age 24, 7 years, Bond. Date of permission, 22 Dec 1834, Windsor. Revd. C. Dowling.

Convict Index 1791-1873.
Bridget Carthy, per Forth, 1830, Certificate of Freedom, 24 Sep 1836, Wife of Michael Cunningham (as stated on her CF) 36/0980.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 15th January, 2021 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. (prev. ), firstname: Bridget, surname: Carty, alias1: Carthy, alias2: Mccarthy, alias3: Mccarty, alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupati

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