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Thomas Acton, one of 280 convicts transported on the Norfolk, 12 May 1835
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||6th January, 1887
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 61 (32)
||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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Catherine Ashlin on 10th January, 2017 wrote:
Married Sally (Sarah) Bryne from “Hope” in 1844. Settled in the Sorell area and became a respected member of the community. They remained childless. He died four months after Sarah in the General Hospital at Hobart of Cystitis & Senility at the age of 72 in 1877.
Convict Changes History
Catherine Ashlin on 10th January, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1815 (prev. 0000), date of death: 6th January, 1887 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime