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Thomas Andrews

Thomas Andrews, one of 167 convicts transported on the Adrian, 13 April 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Andrews
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
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: -
Convicted at: Wilts Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Adrian
Departure date: 13th April, 1830
Arrival date: 20th August, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 168 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 336
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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Maureen Withey on 12th November, 2019 wrote:

Thomas Andrews was convicted for stealing 2 donkeys at the same time as Charity Stevens, for whom a petition for clemency was made, claiming she was seduced away from her parents by him.

National Archives – Petition record - HO 17/50/54 - Date -1929 Sept 19


1 collective petition (11 people including minister and churchwardens from Chedworth, Gloucestershire) on behalf of Charity Stevens convicted at Warminster Sessions in Wiltshire in July 1829 for stealing 2 donkeys. Gaoler’s report: character not known, behaves well in gaol. Grounds for clemency: only 18 years old, good honest character, ‘seduced away from parents’ 7 weeks before crime by Thomas Andrews who was also convicted at same time. Initial sentence: 7 years transportation. Annotated: for penitentiary. HO54.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 12th November, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: m

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