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Bridget Gleeson, one of 170 convicts transported on the Tory, 26 April 1848
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||19th October, 1911
life span was 53 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Stafford, Stafford Quarter Sessions
26th April, 1848
6th August, 1848
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 169 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 304
||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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Heather Mann on 16th July, 2015 wrote:
Bridget was born about 1830 in Tipperary, Ireland. She left Ireland during the Famine in her mid-teens.In Staffordshire she found work as a house servant but all did not go well for her.She was sent as a convict to Tasmania in 1848.She married in Melbourne 15 Aug.1850
Convict Changes History
Heather Mann on 16th July, 2015 made the following changes:
date of death: 19th October, 1911 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime