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Thomas Arlington

Thomas Arlington, one of 200 convicts transported on the Ann, August 1809

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Arlington
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: York Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Ann or Anne
Departure date: August, 1809
Arrival date: 27th February, 1810
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 431 (215)
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

Maureen Withey on 7th August, 2021 wrote:

York Lent Assizes, 1808. CASTLE. On Saturday the business at the Castle closed at the Crown End, when the following prisoners, who had been capitally convicted, received sentence of death, viz . ... Edward Strahan, David Arlington, Thomas Arlington, and James Winterbottom, for highway robberies; ... and the following are left for execution, viz. Edward Strahan, James Winterbottom, William Barber, and Thomas Wilbe.
York Herald, 19 Mar 1808.


On Sunday morning the following Male Convicts left the Castle, in order to be delivered to the Hulks at Portsmouth, viz. Thomas and David Arlington, James Watson, James Burgess, Christopher Jackson, and William Hutchinson, to be severally transported during their natural lives; ...
York Herald, 28 May 1808.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 7th August, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

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