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Bridget Goodman

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Bridget Goodman
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1819
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: 6th May, 1861
Age: 42 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Ireland, Wicklow
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Hope
Departure date: 10th April, 1842
Arrival date: 17th August, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 17 other convicts


Primary source: http://www.linc.tas.gov.au/Pages/Home.aspx
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Community Contributions

D Wong on 6th July, 2018 wrote:

Bridget Goodman was 24 years old on arrival in VDL, she was transported for ‘Stealing a cheque from J Barnes at Wicklow’.

Bridget was single, 4’11¾” tall, florid complexion, literate, black hair, hazel eyes, small mole left side of mouth.

Brother: John
Sisters: Mary Ann, Sarah at native place: Wicklow County.

4/9/1843: Gave birth to a male child, no name given.

14/1/1845: TOL

30/9/1845: Permission to marry William Knight (Mangles 1840).

27/10/1845: Married at St. Joseph’s Church, Hobart.

15/11/1849: Free Certificate.

9/10/1855: Death listed for William Knight, aged 36, died of Disease of the Heart, a sawyer - Hobart.

11/2/1856: Married Benjamin Hall, aged 45, a sawyer, at the Franklin.  Bridget Knight was a widow, aged 33.

6/5/1861: Death of Bridget Hall, aged 42, of Dropsey, at Franklin, wife of Benjamin Hall.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 6th July, 2018 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: www.linc.tas.gov.au/Pages/Home.aspx (prev. ), firstname: Bridget, surname: Goodman, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1819, date of death: 6th May, 1861, gender: f, occupation, crime

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