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|Date of Birth:
||Midwife & nurse
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life span was 60 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
4th November, 1815
4th April, 1816
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 84 other convicts
||Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
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Maureen Withey on 12th June, 2020 wrote:
Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
Bridget Walsh, age 57, per Alexander II (1816), Tried at Wexford Co., 1815, 7 years. DOB, 1759. Midwife.
Maureen Withey on 15th June, 2020 wrote:
60 female convicts embarked on the Brig Kangaroo for the Derwent, 10 April 1816.
All transported to NSW per Alexander, apart from 2 women.
Bridget Walsh, per Alexander, Tried at Wexford, March 1815, 7 years.
Maureen Withey on 17th August, 2020 wrote:
Tasmanian Record. https://stors.tas.gov.au/RGD36-1-1p44j2k
Marriages in Hobart Town District 1816.
3 June 1816, John Read Riddel, convict per Guildford, age 34, and Bridget Welch, convict, per Alexander, age 46, by Banns.
John signed his name, Bridget, her mark X. Witness was William Leach, who married the same day.
John Riddel was a witness to William Leach’s marriage to Mary Brown.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 12th June, 2020 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. (prev. ), firstname: Bridget, surname: Walsh, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1759, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime
Maureen Withey on 15th June, 2020 made the following changes:
source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
Tasmanian convict Records (prev. Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.)
Maureen Withey on 17th August, 2020 made the following changes: