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Bridget Gleeson

Bridget Gleeson, one of 151 convicts transported on the Mary, 09 June 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Bridget Gleeson
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: House servant
Date of Death: 1837
Age: 36 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Simple larceny
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mary
Departure date: 9th June, 1831
Arrival date: 19th October, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 150 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 104
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

Penny-Lyn Beale on 26th March, 2022 wrote:

1830 - 9 Dec. Trial. Transported for “Stealing Linen”

1830 - Old Bailey On-line
Born; 1801.
Tried; 9 December 1830. Tried at Old Bailey. Accused of simple larceny [stealing on the 4 December, 1 shirt, value 2 s; 2 shifts, value 2s. 2 pairs of trousers. value 2s. 1 pair of stockings, value 1s. Found Guilty.
1831 - Indent No; 107.
Status; Married. 3 Children. 1 here
Husband; Michael Gleeson.
Trade; House Servant. Height; 5 ft 2 in
Age; 29 years.

1835 - 20 Jan. Permission to Marry.
To Peter Hill per Ship; Andromeda.

1835 - 15 June. Conditional Sentence. Sentence extended; 12 months. Offence; Absconding.

1835 - 12 Sept. Tasmania Convict Musters.
No; 107. Name;    Bridget Gleeson
Ship; Mary
Noted against name; DIED; 12 Sept 1835

1835 - Sept. Burial in the Parish of St. Johns. Launceston.
No; 548. Abode; Launceston Hospital.
Age; 28 years. **  Ship; Mary.  Convict.

** Age as per Register

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 26th March, 2022 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1801 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1837 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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