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Details for the convict Margaret Bradburn (1853)

Convict Name:Margaret Bradburn
Trial Place:Cavan
Trial Date:3 April 1852
Sentence:7 years
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Arrival Year:1853
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Margaret BRADBURN Boulter-Timeline CONVICT (by Ann Williams-Fitzgerald)

1832 Born Co Cavan (Two older brothers and a sister - Edward, James and Betsy)
07/03/1852 1st Offence: Petty Session County Cavan Ireland. Stealing a cloak. Warning
03/04/1852 2nd Offence: Burglary and grievous assault. Stealing coat, petticoat and shawl. TRANSPORTATION TO VAN DIEMEN’S LAND - 7 years (CONVICT)
02/11/1852 Embarked on vessel ‘Midlothian’ at Kingstown Dublin Ireland
17/11/1852 ‘Midlothian’ set sail for Van Diemen’s Land – 99 day voyage
23/02/1853 Arrived Hobart Town, Van Diemen’s Land. Conduct Record Police# 1206
03/03/1853 House of Correction: Cascade Female Factory awaiting assignment
09/03/1853 Assigned to Mr Horace Nelson Rowcroft, New Town
29/08/1853 Returned to House of Correction (Cascade Female Factory)
Absent without leave, extra 6 months hard labour and probation - Cascade Female Factory (decided by ABJ_x000B_)
25/07/1854 returned to Horace Nelson Rowcroft New Town
abt 11/1854 Pregnant with child (father 99% proven by DNA - Horace Alexander Rowcroft Jnr)
16/01/1855 Ticket of Leave granted
15/07/1855 Birth of daughter (Frances Jane Cripps). William Cripps named as father but 99% Rowcroft is father - DNA
08/04/1856 Permission to Marry (John Boulter)
29/04/1856 Married to John Boulter (ex convict Police #1900)
22/04/1857 Birth son – William Boulter
03/04/1859 Free by Servitude
10/01/1860 Birth son – John Boulter Jr
21/04/1862 Birth son – Thomas Boulter
13/04/1864 Birth son – Alfred (Alfie) Boulter* (my great grandfather-AWF)
15/05/1866 Birth daughter Edith Lily Boulter
06/09/1868 Birth daughter – Mary Ann Boulter
19/11/1870 Birth daughter – Margaret Mildred Boulter
09/08/1873 Birth Daughter – Elizabeth Boulter
22/03/1876 Birth son – Walter Boulter
23/03/1898 Death of Husband – John Boulter (my 2nd great grandfather- AWF)
25/12/1910 Died at Molesworth, Derwent Valley, Tasmania.(St Matthews Church, New Norfolk)

Submitted by Researcher (Ann Williams-Fitzgerald) on 5 July 2020

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  • Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office (TAHO) : CON15-1-8, 1853, Midlothian, pp.2-3

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