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Thomas Blackmore

Thomas Blackmore, one of 150 convicts transported on the Royal Sovereign, 29 August 1837

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Blackmore
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1819
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1858
Age: 39 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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Somerset Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Royal Sovereign
Departure date: 29th August, 1837
Arrival date: 9th January, 1838
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 149 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 134
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 13th April, 2013 wrote:

Thomas Blackmore was transported for “Stealing a pair of shoes”.  He was single.

3/3/1842: TOL
20/9/1843: CP

1850: Married Jane Bird (Lloyds) and had 5 children.

March 1858: Thomas died.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 13th April, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1819, date of death 1858, gender, crime

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