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Sentenced to 7 years
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D Wong on 30th June, 2018 wrote:
Bridget Holmes was listed as 23 years old on arrival in VDL - her native place was Waterford County ans she was transported for ‘Stealing 4 hens’.
Bridget was 5’3” tall, fair complexion, black hair, grey eyes, illiterate, lump on upper lip.
18/5/1852: TOL Revoked - for Being absent from her authorized place of abode and sleeping for 4 nights with a man as his wife in a Public House and using indecent language - 4 months hard labour.
31/1/1854: TOL Revoked.
10/2/1854: Married William Payne (possibly per Emerald Isle 1843 - no proof).
11/1/1856: Death of son, John Payne, aged 2 months, from Dysentry - Bridget Payne, mother, at Charles Street, Launceston.
22/8/1855: Certificate, Launceston.
Have not found a date of death for William Payne but there is a marriage listed for ‘Bridget Holms’ aged 50, a widow to John Hart, aged 55, a widower, at Richmond on 1/4/1874.
27/10/1888: Death of a Bridget Hart, aged 70 years, wife of a Labourer, died of old age - Information by letter John Hart, Son, Jerusalem.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 30th June, 2018 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: www.linc.tas.gov.au/Pages/Home.aspx (prev. ), firstname: Bridget, surname: Holmes, alias1: Holms, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1826, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime