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Bridget O'Donnell, one of 179 convicts transported on the Buffalo, 04 May 1833
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Notts. Town Assizes
4th May, 1833
5th October, 1833
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 180 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 89 (46)
||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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CHRISTOPHER COOK on 14th December, 2018 wrote:
Leicester Journal 29/03/1833
Tuesday March 19, 1833
Before Lord Chief Justice Denman
Ellen Curtis, alias O’Donnell, 49, Bridget O’Donnell, 24, and Catherine O’Donnell, 18 (her daughters), all Irish-women, to stealing on the 21st of January, a quantity of riband, the property of Mr Wells, draper, poultry; and also another quantity of riband, on the same day, the property of Fowler & Co at the exchange. Transported fourteen years.
D Wong on 15th December, 2018 wrote:
Bridget O’Donnell was 24 years old on arrival - she was the sister of Catherine o’Donnell, and the daughter of Ellen Curtis alias O’Donnock/O’Donnell who were all on board.
Occupation: Kitchen maid; house maid; laundress.
Bridget could read, was Catholic, Single, 5’1” tall, ruddy complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes, hairy mole right cheek, raised mole under right, another on left cheek bone.
1840: TOL, Butterwick.
30/6/1834: Permission to marry James Bryan (Sophia) aged 28 and free - Bridget was 25 and on bond: at Maitland.
31/7/1834: Married at Christ Church, Newcastle.
Convict Changes History
CHRISTOPHER COOK on 14th December, 2018 made the following changes:
surname: O'donnell (prev. O'Donnell), gender: f, crime
D Wong on 15th December, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), occupation