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Thomas Atkinson

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Atkinson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 21st May, 1821
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 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Ireland, Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Bencoolen
Departure date: 24th April, 1819
Arrival date: 25th August, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 63 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 17th September, 2016 wrote:

Thomas ATKINSON was convicted at Dublin City in Sept 1818. 7yr transportation sentence. Sent to NSW, Australia per the ‘Bencoolen’ then transferred to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Admiral Cockburn’ arriving Sept 1819.

Assignments in Colony of VDL.
10 June 1820: charge of perjury - acquitted.

Died 21 May 1821.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 17th September, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. ), firstname: Thomas, surname: Atkinson, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 21st May, 1821, gender: m, occupation, crime

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