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Bridget Kilmartin

Biddy Kilmartin, one of 161 convicts transported on the Elizabeth, 20 June 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Bridget Kilmartin
Aliases: Biddy Kilmartin
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
Occupation: Dairymaid
Date of Death: 11th September, 1885
Age: 73 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Robbing a person
Convicted at: Stafford Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Elizabeth
Departure date: 20th June, 1836
Arrival date: 12th October, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 160 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 301 (153). State Archives NSW, Convict Indents, Series: NRS 12189; Item:[X639]; Microfiche: 720.
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

Tracey Malone on 16th November, 2017 wrote:

Born Roscommon, Ireland. 
Date/year unknown about 1812-15.
Married Samuel Lindsay (free settler) on 20 August 1839, St Phillip’s Church Sydney.
Three children - Mary Teresa Lindsay, Catherine Lindsay and William Robert Lindsay.
Died in Young, NSW, Australia.

Iris Dunne on 16th November, 2017 wrote:

Aged 24 on Convict Indents - Widow with 1 girl child, Roman Catholic, Trade: Dairy maid, all work, country, Offence: Robbing Master
Tried: 9 March 1836
Complexion: Ruddy and pockpitted, Hair: Brown, Eyes: Grey, Front upper tooth projecting, small dark mole on chin, two blue dots, back of left hand, scar back of middle finger of same.
England & Wales, Criminal Registers - birth abt 1813
NSW Registers of Convicts Applications to Marry - birth abt 1812

Convict Changes History

Gayney Smith on 19th September, 2014 made the following changes:

date of death: 1st September, 1885 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

Gayney Smith on 19th September, 2014 made the following changes:

gender: f

Tracey Malone on 16th November, 2017 made the following changes:

alias1: Bridget, date of death: 11th September, 1885 (prev. 0000), crime

Iris Dunne on 16th November, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 301 (153). State Archives NSW, Convict Indents, Series: NRS 12189; Item:[X639]; Microfiche: 720. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Ro

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