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Thomas Atkinson

Thomas Atkinson, one of 190 convicts transported on the Layton, 17 June 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Atkinson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Coachman/groom
Date of Death: 23rd September, 1831
Age: 29 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Kent Special Session of Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Layton
Departure date: 17th June, 1829
Arrival date: 8th November, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 189 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 96
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 3rd July, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842

Name: Thomas Atkinson. Age: 25
Estimated birth year: abt 1802
Vessel: Layton. Port of Arrival: Sydney Cove
Date of Arrival: 9 Nov 1829
Ticket of Leave: Yes
Trade or Calling: Coachman & Groom
Offence: House Breaking
5 FT 4 1/2 inches
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879

Name: Thomas Atkinson
Estimated birth year: abt 1802. Age: 29
Date of Death: 23 Sep 1831
District: Illawarra. Ship: Layton

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 3rd July, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1802 (prev. 0000), date of death: 23rd September, 1831 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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