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Bridget Nixon

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Bridget Nixon
Aliases: Bridget Graham
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Cork
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Palambam
Departure date: 23rd March, 1831
Arrival date: 31st July, 1831
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 15 other convicts


Primary source: http://www.pcug.org.au
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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 20th May, 2017 wrote:

Bridget NIXON was convicted at Cork, Ireland in 1830 for stealing calico material. Previous convictions. 7yr transportation sentence. Sent to New South Wales, Australia per the ship ‘Palambam’ 1831.

Aged 19yrs; single woman; housemaid; Roman Catholic.
Native place of birth: Limerick, Ireland.

Convict record states that her aunts, Catherine Stanley and Mary Ann Rourke came to Australia about 10 yrs ago.

Remark on her record that she had a further conviction at Moreton Bay, NSW.

Maureen Withey on 22nd December, 2019 wrote:

Moreton Bay Convict Record:
Bridget Nixon or Graham, Palambam, tried at Cork 24 March 1830, for stg calico - 7 years, house maid; colonial sentence: qr Sess. Sydney, 17 Jan 1835, Larceny,  sentence 2 years. To Sydney 28 May 1837.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 20th May, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: www.pcug.org.au (prev. ), firstname: Bridget, surname: Nixon, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1812, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

Maureen Withey on 22nd December, 2019 made the following changes:

alias1: Bridget Graham

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