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Thomas Baskerville

Thomas Baskerville, one of 160 convicts transported on the Claudine, 20 May 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Baskerville
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Bricklayer
Date of Death: -
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: Stealing
Convicted at: Berks, Reading Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Claudine
Departure date: 20th May, 1821
Arrival date: 15th December, 1821
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 83 (43)
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

greg petersen on 6th January, 2017 wrote:

on hulk Justitia (formerly Dutch ship Zeeland)at Woolwich, transferred to Claudine & transported to van Diemen’s Land.

greg petersen on 21st July, 2017 wrote:

Thomas Baskerville was recorded as 21 years old when convicted at Reading, 28th May 1821.
His description was listed as:
Height: 5’ 3½”, Hair: Flaxen, Eyes: Grey
Native Place: Hungerford
Remarks: Pock pitted, Anchor on Rt Arm, scar on Right eyebrow
Freedom certificate # 213-11, 19th May 1828

greg petersen on 21st July, 2017 wrote:

Gaol report: convicted for Stealing Mutton
Hulk report: Orderly
Stated f a master bricklayer at Reading.

Convict Changes History

greg petersen on 6th January, 2017 made the following changes:

gender: m

greg petersen on 21st July, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), occupation

greg petersen on 21st July, 2017 made the following changes:


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