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Thomas Adams

Thomas Adams, one of 290 convicts transported on the Asia, 05 November 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Adams
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1789
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Worcester Quarter Session
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 5th November, 1835
Arrival date: 21st February, 1836
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 289 other convicts


Primary source: 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.
Source description: 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

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