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Bridget Gleeson

Bridget Gleeson, one of 170 convicts transported on the Tory, 26 April 1848

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Bridget Gleeson
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Childs maid
Date of Death: 19th October, 1911
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: Larceny
Convicted at: Stafford, Stafford Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Tory
Departure date: 26th April, 1848
Arrival date: 6th August, 1848
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 169 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 304
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

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

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