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life span was 53 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
||Australia Convict Printed Indentures.
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Wendy Smith on 14th June, 2020 wrote:
The convict indentures state that Bridget Maher was 24 years old. She could neither read nor write; religion Roman Catholic; status single and a native of King’s County. She was a house and nursery maid. Bridget was convicted of receiving stolen potatoes at Westmeath on 23 June 1837 and sentenced to 7 years. She had no prior convictions. Physical attributes: Height 4 feet 11 1/4 inches; complexion dark sallow; hair brown and eyes hazel. Transport number 76. Prisoner number 75-38.
Received her Certificate of Freedom in 1844 (number 44/1894).
Penny-Lyn Beale on 22nd December, 2021 wrote:
1838 - List of the Money given to the charge of the Surgeon Superintendent of the Convict Ship; Diamond,
Belonging to the several convicts embarked Bond of the said Ship, from the Richmond Female Penitentiary Dublin and which is to be given to them on landing at NSW.
Name; Bridget Maher
Amount; 10 pence
Convict Changes History
Wendy Smith on 14th June, 2020 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Printed Indentures. (prev. ), firstname: Bridget, surname: Maher, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1813, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime