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Bridget Corrigan

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Bridget Corrigan
Aliases: Carrigan, Bridges
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Needlewoman
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: Stealing
Convicted at: Longford
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Edward
Departure date: 1st January, 1829
Arrival date: 26th April, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 61 other convicts


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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 20th September, 2013 wrote:

Bridget Corrigan was convicted at Longford, Ireland on 06/03/1828 for stealing stockings. 7yr sentence. Transported to NSW, Australia on the ‘Edward’ 1829. Married woman, 2 children - 1 accompanied her onboard the ship.

Aged 25yrs; needlewoman; native place - Co. Mayo.

In Newcastle, New South Wales, married Thomas Bridges.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 20th September, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1804, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

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