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Bridget Mary L'estrange

Bridget L'Estrange, one of 103 convicts transported on the Providence, 06 June 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Bridget Mary L'estrange
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1803
Occupation: Laundress
Date of Death: 23rd June, 1854
Age: 51 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 20 years

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Lancaster Assizes
Sentence term: 20 years
Ship: Providence
Departure date: 6th June, 1821
Arrival date: 7th January, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 102 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 35 (19)
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

Roslyn Richardson on 26th December, 2016 wrote:

married 31/03/1823 St David’s CofE Hobart, Tasmania age 20, John Nichols age 21,free, farmer from Sorell, Tasmania 6 children, William John 1829, Frances Louisa 1831, Mary Ann 1833, Joseph Wlliam 1838, George Edward 1840, John 1842. her sentence at the Lent session, Lancaster castle,lancashire was changed from death to 20 years on Van Dieman’s Land her master there was John Nicholls a farmer from Pt Cygnett, Tasmania

Convict Changes History

Roslyn Richardson on 26th December, 2016 made the following changes:

term: 20 years (prev. 99 years), firstname: Bridget Mary (prev. Bridget), surname: L'estrange (prev. L'Estrange), date of birth: 1803 (prev. 0000), date of death: 23rd June, 1854 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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