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Thomas Argument

Thomas Argument, one of 320 convicts transported on the Marquis of Huntly, 23 March 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Argument
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1814
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing a horse
Convicted at: York, East Riding Quarter Session
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Marquis of Huntley
Departure date: 23rd March, 1835
Arrival date: 5th July, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 319 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 23 (13)
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

Susie Wilson-Brown on 7th May, 2013 wrote:

Thomas Argument departed UK on the Marquis of Huntley (4) on 27th March 1835.  This ship arrived in Sydney on the 5th July 1835. 
Source - Ship’s Muster dated 11th July 1835.

This was his second conviction, hence the life sentence.  He had previously stolen a wheelbarrow and received a 3 month sentence.

Convict Changes History

Susie Wilson-Brown on 7th May, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1814, gender, crime

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