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Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||24th March, 1811
|Date of Death:
||24th October, 1855
life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||(SOURCE: Handwritten family history from the 1930s). NSW Indented Convict Indenture Records.
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Frank Sandwell on 21st August, 2015 wrote:
Bridget Dwyer was born in Tipperary, Ireland. She was the daughter of Thomas Dwyer and his wife Mary Ann (nee Butler). She actually arrived in New South Wales via the Hooghley in July 1832 and on the 15th of November 1832 Bridget was assigned to Edward Sandwell (1770-1838) who was the landlord of the Rose & Crown Inn on the southeast corner of Castlereagh and King streets in Sydney.
On the 6th of May 1842, Bridget Dwyer married Edward Palmer Seaman (1811-1880), who had arrived on the Adrian in 1830, at St Saviour’s Cathedral in Goulburn, N.S.W. She was buried at Grabben Gullen, Crookwell, N.S.W.
Wendy Smith on 13th August, 2019 wrote:
Described in the Printed Convict Indenture as Bridget Dwyer (2) aged 21; Education Reads; Religion Roman Catholic; Status Single and a native of Tipperary. Her occupation was a nursemaid. She was tried for stealing stuff(!) in Tipperary in March 1831. Sentenced to 7 years. She had on prior conviction and had served 6 months. Height 5 feet 0 inches; Complexion Ruddy; Hair Brown and Eyes Hazel. Prisoner number 503-31.
Convict Changes History
Frank Sandwell on 21st August, 2015 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: (SOURCE: Handwritten family history from the 1930s) (prev. ), firstname: Bridget, surname: Dwyer, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 24th March, 1811, date of death: 24th October, 1855, gend
Wendy Smith on 13th August, 2019 made the following changes:
source: (SOURCE: Handwritten family history from the 1930s). NSW Indented Convict Indenture Records. (prev. (SOURCE: Handwritten family history from the 1930s)), alias1: Seaman, crime