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Below also see: Bridget Bramble, 1876

 

The Sydney Morning Herald, Fri 1 May 1874 1

TELEGRAPHIC MESSAGES.
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AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS.
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BATHURST.

Thursday.

    At the Circuit Court to-day John Hartigan, charged with horse-stealing, was acquitted. Charles Reynolds, charged with the killing of John Morris, near Tambaroora, was also acquitted. Patrick Moran, indicted for assaulting, with intent to murder, his wife, at Orange, was convicted of assaulting, with intent to do grievous bodily harm. Mary Thomas, alias Bridget Bramwell, before the Court for wounding William Thompson at Bathurst, was convicted and sentenced to eighteen months’ hard labour in Darlinghurst gaol. The records showed that she had served over eighty sentences.

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Mary Thomas (aka Bridget Bramble), Gaol photo sheet 2

SRNSW: NRS2138, [3/14031], Darlinghurst Gaol photographic description book, 1873-1874, No. 1032, p. 165, R5098. p.1. SRNSW: NRS2138, [3/14031], Darlinghurst Gaol photographic description book, 1873-1874, No. 1032, p. 165, R5098. p.2.

 


Gaol Photo Sheet - Transcribed Details

No. 1032
Number on Gaol Register: 2088/4

Portrait taken: 22nd May 1874

Prisoner's Name: Mary Thomas
(aka Bridget Bramble)

Native place: Ireland

Year of birth: 1844

Arrived        Ship: China 
in Colony }   Year: 1854

Trade or occupation
previous to conviction  } Servant

Religion: R.C.

Education, degree of: Nil

Colour of hair: Black

Colour of eyes: Grey

Height: 5' 2½"

Weight     On committal: 
in lbs     }  On discharge: 

Special Marks:

General Description:

 

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PRISON HISTORY

Where and When Offence. Sentence

Bathurst Circuit Court

 

20

 

Apr

  

1874

  

Seventy seven (77)
summary convictions

Unlawfully wounding

 
 

18 months HL

 


 

Bridget Bramble, 1876 

 

The Sydney Morning Herald, Mon 26 Jun 1876 3

CENTRAL POLICE COURT.
SATURDAY.

    Before Messrs Cunninghame, Smart and Aaron.
    Thirteen persons were fined for drunkenness.

    Bridget Bramble was convicted of having, while drunk, wilfully and indecently exposed herself, and was sentenced to be imprisoned six months.

 


1  The Sydney Morning Herald, Fri 1 May 1874, p. 5. Emphasis added.

2  SRNSW: NRS2138, [3/14031], Darlinghurst Gaol photographic description book, 1873-1874, No. 1032, p. 165, R5098.

3  The Sydney Morning Herald, Mon 26 Jun 1876, p. 3.