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Thomas Bishop

Thomas Bishop, one of 192 convicts transported on the Albion, 29 May 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Bishop
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: 7th March, 1840
Age: 36 years

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 7 years

Crime: Stealing fowls
Convicted at: Hereford
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Albion
Departure date: 29th May, 1828
Arrival date: 3rd November, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 403 (203)
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

Alison Stewart on 30th June, 2016 wrote:

Although married to Charlotte back in England, after being in NSW for seven years he was given permission to marry ex-convict Mary Hill on 22 July 1836. They had a son Thomas born 1837. Thomas, the convict, drowned in the Patterson area on 7th March 1840.

D Wong on 1st July, 2016 wrote:

Thomas was 24 years old on arrival and was assigned to T.W.M. Winder at Hunter River.

1833: TOL Maitland
2/5/1835: COF

Convict Changes History

Alison Stewart on 30th June, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years (prev. 14 years), gender: m

D Wong on 1st July, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1804 (prev. 0000), date of death: 7th March, 1840 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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