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Bridget Connors

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Bridget Connors
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: Housemaid
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: Ireland, Limerick
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Hooghley
Departure date: 24th June, 1831
Arrival date: 27th September, 1831
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 80 other convicts


Primary source: Non-Annotated Convict Register and 1837 Settler and Convict Muster.
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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 8th October, 2019 wrote:

Non-Annotated Convict Register states that Bridget Connors was 21 years old, that she could read, religion Catholic; Status married with 3 children.  A native of Limerick and that she was a house maid.  Convicted of stealing a handkerchief and convicted in April 1831 at Limerick.  She was sentenced to seven years transportation.  She had no prior convictions.  Physical attributes: Height 4 feet 11 1/2 inches; complexion ruddy and freckled; hair dark brown and eyes Hazel.  Assigned to the Parramatta Factory (located confirmed in 1837 Muster).
Transport number 171.  Received her Certificate of Freedom in 1839.  Number 39/2380.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 8th October, 2019 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Non-Annotated Convict Register and 1837 Settler and Convict Muster. (prev. ), firstname: Bridget, surname: Connors, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1810, date of death: 0000, gender: f, o

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