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Bridget Mcdonald

Bridget McDonald, one of 161 convicts transported on the Elizabeth, 20 June 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Bridget Mcdonald
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
Occupation: Nursery housemaid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
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 161 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 297 (151)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th March, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
Indent No; 44
Reads, Roman Catholic, Married. 1 Male & 1 female child. 1 Boy ON BOARD. Age; 3 1/2 years old
Offence; Stealing stays
Ticket of Leave 40/2551
Certificate of Freedom 43/869

Maureen Withey on 18th April, 2021 wrote:

Convict Applications to Marry. - Disallowed.

James Hawkes, England, age 29, Life, T. of L, disallowed; and Bridget MacDonald, per Elizabeth (3), age 24, 7 years, Bond, Disallowed. Date of permission, 23 Oct 1837, Richmond, Revd. H.T. Styles.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th March, 2021 made the following changes:

surname: Mcdonald (prev. McDonald), date of birth: 1813 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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