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Thomas Austin

Thomas Austin, one of 150 convicts transported on the Sesostris, 23 November 1825

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Austin
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1795
Occupation: Farm at parramatta
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Norfolk, Norwich City Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Sesostris
Departure date: 23rd November, 1825
Arrival date: 21st March, 1826
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 150 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 309 (156)
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 23rd March, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Sesostris - 1826

Indent No; 88
Name; Thomas Austin
Age; 31
Protestant, married, wife and child
Native Place; Norwich
Trade or calling; Farmers Lab
Trial where & Date; Stealing Harness - Norwich - 1 Aug 1825
Sentence; Life - 2 previous convictions
Height; 5 ft. 7 1/2 in
Eyes; Hazel
Hair; Brown
Completion; Ruddy
Left foot crippled

Penny-Lyn Beale on 23rd March, 2021 wrote:

The Australian Wed 22 Aug 1827. Page 3.  EXECUTION. EXECUTION.
John Hutton, whose trial for the murder of Thomas Austin, an assigned servant to Mr. Spearing, of Illawarra,
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/37073950?searchTerm=john hutton

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Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 23rd March, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1795 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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