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Thomas Blake

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Blake
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: 6th August, 1877
Age: 67 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 money
Convicted at: Meath Ireland
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Royal Admiral
Departure date: 27th September, 1834
Arrival date: 22nd January, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 22 other convicts


Primary source: New South Wales Convict indents 1788-1842
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Community Contributions

Gail Stevens on 17th February, 2014 wrote:

Thomas was born c.1810 in Portsea, England (son of Thomas Blake and Mary Sayers). He arrived in Australia about 1834 as a convict. Thomas was convicted on 27th February, 1834 at the Meath Assizes and was sentenced to seven years. He received a Ticket of Leave on 24th May, 1839. He met Ann Walsh and from birth certificates they were supposedly married in Newcastle in 1840, but no registration has been found. They had nine children: Anne b.c.1841; Elizabeth b. 1843; Margaret b. 10 October 1845; Fanny b. 9 August 1847; Mary Jane b. 4 September 1849; William Thomas b. 13 October 1851; Emily b. 20 December 1953; Louisa b.c. 1855; Sarah b. 14 April 1859. Sadly Ann died three days after giving birth to Sarah. Thomas d. 6 August 1877 at Gogodery Creek, Molong.

Convict Changes History

Gail Stevens on 17th February, 2014 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: New South Wales Convict indents 1788-1842 (prev. ), firstname: Thomas, surname: Blake, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1810, date of death: 6th August, 1877, gender: m, occupation, crime

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