Bridget Duffy was born in 1836 at Adelaide, Australia within the Catholic faith. She arrived in Australia in 1856 on board the Aberlra. She was described as a married woman who was imprisoned in 1861/1862 for one month for stealing ducks at Her Majesty's Gaol Ballarat. She was five feet two inches tall, stout with a fresh complexion, blue eyes and brown hair, and could not read or write.
- ↑ A guide to the heritage buildings at the School of Mines and Industries Ballarat, campus of the University of Ballarat, c2000.
--Clare K.Gervasoni 10:06, 3 October 2017 (AEDT)