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Thomas Badham

Thomas Badham, one of 200 convicts transported on the Tottenham, January 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Badham
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1795
Occupation: Stonemason
Date of Death: 15th August, 1833
Age: 38 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Unknown
Convicted at: Hereford Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Tottenham
Departure date: January, 1818
Arrival date: 14th October, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 4
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

D Wong on 31st May, 2019 wrote:

Thomas Badham was 25 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Hereford.

Occupation: Stonemason/setter and cutter.

Thomas was 5’4ΒΌ” tall, florid complexion, brown hair, brown eyes.

Colonial Secretary Papers:
BADHAM, Thomas. Per “Tottenham”, 1818

1821 Sep 8:  Stonemason. On list of all persons victualled from H.M. Magazines (Reel 6016; 4/5781 p.103)

1822 Feb 4:  Re assignment to Jamison; listed as Baddam (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.386)

1824 Aug 31:  On list of Government servants in the employ of Sir John Jamison; from Feb 1822 (Reel 6061; 4/1780 p.257c)

1825:  On list of convicts mustered in the employ of Sir John Jamison; in 1823-25. Listed as Bodham (Fiche 3138; 4/1842B No.413 p.667)

1825 Dec 9:  Convict in the service of Sir John Jamison of Regent Ville at the last two musters; listed as Bodham (Reel 6016; 4/3516 p.102)

15/8/1833: Convict Death Register:
Thomas died, aged 38, at Windsor, NSW.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 31st May, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1795 (prev. 0000), date of death: 15th August, 1833 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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