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Bridget Davern

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Bridget Davern
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Maid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing silk gown
Convicted at: Ireland, Tipperary
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Diamond
Departure date: 29th November, 1837
Arrival date: 29th March, 1838
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 158 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australia Convict Printed Indentures.
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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 21st June, 2020 wrote:

The Convict Indentures states that Bridget Devern was 28 years old.  She could read; religion Roman Catholic; status single and a native of County Tipperary.  She was a kitchen maid.  Bridget was convicted of stealing a gown at Tipperary on 1 November 1836 and sentenced to 7 years transportation.  She had one prior convictions and served 12 months and 7 months.  Physical attributes: height 5 feet 1 inches; complexion dark sallow and freckled; hair brown and eyes hazel grey.  Transport number 66.  Prisoner number 66-38.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 21st June, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Printed Indentures. (prev. ), firstname: Bridget, surname: Davern, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1809, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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