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Thomas Alexander

Thomas Alexander, one of 200 convicts transported on the Surrey, 13 July 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Alexander
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Farm labourer
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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Worcester Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Surrey or Surry
Departure date: 13th July, 1829
Arrival date: 14th December, 1829
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 123 (64.). Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON31-1-1,433,94,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 31st October, 2012 wrote:

Thomas was convicted for stealing brass kettles. 7 yr sentence.
Transported to Van Diemens Land (Tasmania).

Single man. Aged 20yrs on arrival in 1829. Brown hair; light blue eyes; 5’5”; farm labourer.

12/10/1833: Gross per….. in his evidence upon oath in a case of trespass - 25 lashes.

Assigned to Mr. John McRae.
Muster 1835: on a Ticket of Leave.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 31st October, 2012 made the following changes:

source, date of birth 1809, gender, occupation, crime

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