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Thomas Adams, one of 290 convicts transported on the Asia, 05 November 1835
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Worcester Quarter Session
5th November, 1835
21st February, 1836
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 289 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 208. Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON31-1-2,174,138,L,80.
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 15th September, 2013 wrote:
N.B. There are 2 Thomas Adams on this voyage.
Thomas Adams was convicted at Worcester on 29/06/1835 for wounding a mare (his defence was that he was “tipsy”). Life sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Asia’, arriving 21/02/1836.
Married man - wife Mary & 3 children at native place of Hereford. Born abt 1789. Aged 46yrs on arrival. Stout made; brown hair; brown eyes. Ploughman. Lost thumb & 2 fingers on left hand.
Assignments in Colony.
Ticket of Leave 1845
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 15th September, 2013 made the following changes:
source, date of birth 1789, gender, occupation