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Bridget Meany

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Bridget Meany
Aliases: Meeny, Meaney
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Dairymaid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Vagrancy
Convicted at: Ireland, Carlow
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Forth II
Departure date: 3rd June, 1830
Arrival date: 12th October, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 119 other convicts


Primary source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 2nd February, 2021 wrote:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
Bridget Meany, alias Meeny, age on arrival, 28, per Forth II (1830), Tried at Carlow, 1829, 7 years, Vagrancy,  1 former conviction, DOB 1802. Native of Carlow Co.  Single.  Dairy maid All work. Catholic.


Convict Application to Marry.

William Browne, per Canada 5, age 52, 7 years, Free; and Bridget Meany,  Forth 2, age 30, 7 years, Bond.  Date of application, 15 Oct 1831, Newcastle, Revd. C. P. N. Wilson.


Convict Index 1791-1873.

Bridget Meaney, Forth, 1830, Certificate of Freedom, 18 Aug 1836, 36/0773. Wife of William Brown, per Canada 1819, fbs (as stated on her CF)

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 2nd February, 2021 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. (prev. ), firstname: Bridget, surname: Meany, alias1: Meeny, alias2: Meaney, alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1802, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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