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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: 1812
Occupation: Farmer & ploughman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing fowls
Convicted at: Stafford Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
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 207 (106). Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON31-1-2,174,140,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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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 15th September, 2013 wrote:

N.B. There are 2 Thomas Adams on this voyage of the Asia, 1836.

Thomas Adams was convicted at Stafford on 15/10/1834 for stealing a game cockbird. 7yr sentence. Previously imprisoned for poaching.
Hulk Report: Orderly
Ship Surgeon’s Report: Very well behaved.

Single man; brown eyes; stout made; 5’4 1/4”; ploughman/farmer; aged 23yrs on arrival. Native place - Uttoxter, Staffordshire.

Assignments in Colony.

Ticket of Leave 06/10/1840

Free Certificate 1841

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 15th September, 2013 made the following changes:

source, date of birth 1812, gender, occupation, crime

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