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Thomas Barton

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Barton
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1828
Occupation: Labourer
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 10 years

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: County Clare
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Rodney
Departure date: 24th November, 1852
Arrival date: 12th February, 1853
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 39 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-113,350,12,L,80
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 11th May, 2013 wrote:

Thomas Barton was convicted at Clare on 4 Jul 1849 for stealing a sheep - 10yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemens Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Rodney’, arriving 12/02/1853.

Carol Axton-Thompson on 11th May, 2013 wrote:

Good gaol report.  Single man.
Native Place: Co. Clare
Aged 25yrs; labourer; 5’3”; fresh complexion; dk brown hair; grey eyes;

Probation: 1yr, 4mths, 22 days. 139 days gained by hard work.

Assigned at Sandy Bay (nr Hobart) 1854.

Ticket of Leave 14/11/1854

09/12/1854: Absent, without leave - 2mths hard labour.

28/08/1855: Conditional Pardon

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 11th May, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 10 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1828, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

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