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Thomas Andrews, one of 167 convicts transported on the Adrian, 13 April 1830
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Wilts Quarter Session
13th April, 1830
20th August, 1830
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 168 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 336
||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: