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life span was 56 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
3rd June, 1830
12th October, 1830
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 119 other convicts
||Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
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Maureen Withey on 19th January, 2021 wrote:
Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
Bridget Fetherstone, alias Sheehin, Sheerin, age on arrival, 35, per Forth II (1830), Tried at Dublin, 1829, 7 years, Robbing plate. DOB 1795. Native of Dublin Co. Married 1 child husband Patrick Fetherstone arrrived per James Pattison (1) 1830. Confectioner laundress all work. Catholic. Remarks: Assigned to Major Mitchell. Spouse: m Patrick Fetherstone.
Catherine Featherstone, alias Shearing.
THE above-named came to this colony with her mother, and was placed in the Orphan School, at Parramatta, in 1830. If this advertisement should meet her eye, she is requested to communicate with her Father, Patrick Shearing, to the care of P. Brodie, Esq., Glenalvon, Page’s River.
Maitland Mercury, 7 Aug 1847.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 19th January, 2021 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. (prev. ), firstname: Bridget, surname: Fetherstone, alias1: Sheehin, alias2: Sheerin, alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1795, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupatio