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Bridget Gleeson

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Bridget Gleeson
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: All country work
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Pickpocket
Convicted at: Waterford Ireland
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Andromeda
Departure date: 1834
Arrival date: 17th September, 1834
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 172 other convicts


Primary source: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 Bound Indentures 1834-1835
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Community Contributions

Tony Beale on 27th August, 2020 wrote:

From waterford Ireland Single catholic with 1 male child 5’ 1 3/4” freckled complexion, brown hair grey eyes. cert noted 41/731 noted on indent.

New South Wales, Australia, Settler and Convict lists, 1787-1834 New South Wales Convicts arrived 1833-1834. Sent to Newcastle for assignment.

New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, 1806-1849 New South Wales General muster D-J 1837 - Assigned to Joseph Hartly Sydney

New South Wales, Australia, Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930 for Bridget Gleeson
Newcastle 1833-1837. Pregnancy and sent to the factory at Parramatta

The Sydney Herald (NSW : 1831 - 1842) View title info Tue 18 Jan 1842 Page 3
CERTIFICATES OF FREEDOM. Bridget Gleeson Andromeda 3

Maureen Withey on 7th February, 2021 wrote:

Applications to Marry.
Patrick Kain, per Prince Regent, age 35, 7 years, free; and Bridget Gleeson, per Andromeda, age 28, 7 years, Bond. Date not recorded, Castlereagh, Revd. H. Fulton.
There is a second application, name stated as Patrick Rain, otherwise same details as above, Date 18 May 1838.

Convict Index, 1791-1873.
Bridget Gleeson, Andromeda, 1834, Certificate of freedom, 9 Jun 1841. 41/0731. Wife of Patrick Kane, per Prince Regent, 1824, (as stated on her CF).

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 27th August, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 Bound Indentures 1834-1835 (prev. ), firstname: Bridget, surname: Gleeson, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1810, date of death: 0000

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