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Thomas Alabaster

Thomas Alabaster, one of 300 convicts transported on the Coromandel, 27 October 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Alabaster
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1794
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1842
Age: 48 years

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 Life

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Coromandel
Departure date: 27th October, 1819
Arrival date: 5th April, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 298 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 252
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

D Wong on 28th March, 2014 wrote:

THOMAS ALABASTER was indicted for feloniously breaking and entering the dwelling-house of William Clark Blundell , about five o’clock in the afternoon of the 14th of June , at St Martin in the Fields (Caroline his wife, and other persons being therein), and stealing, two sheets, value 12 s.; two shirts, value 10 s.; one pair of stockings, value 1 s.; one whittle, value 6 s.; one scarf, value 5 s.; one hat, value 7 s., and one handkerchief, value 2 s. , his property.
According to the Old Bailey records, Thomas was 23 years old.

Colonial Secretary:
ALABASTER, Thomas. Per “Coromandel”, 1820
1820 Apr 10: On list of convicts disembarked from the “Coromandel” and forwarded to Liverpool for distribution
1825 Aug 12: Re permission to marry at Windsor
1825 Aug 27: On list of convicts employed by John Howe of Windsor; from Dec 1824

1828: TOL Hawkesbury
15/8/1835: CP

1841: Census: George Street Windsor.

1825: Married Jane Brown at St Matthew’s Windsor.
No children found.

1842: Thomas died at Windsor, aged 48.

Jane married John Oliver in 1843, same church, and she died as Jane Oliver in 1866 at Windsor aged 69.
There is also a death for John Oliver in 1857 aged 59 at Windsor.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 28th March, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1794 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1842 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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