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Thomas Blencowe

Thomas Blencowe, one of 310 convicts transported on the Mangles, 24 April 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Blencowe
Aliases: Blencoe
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1803
Occupation: Blacksmith
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Warwick Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 24th April, 1835
Arrival date: 1st August, 1835
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 309 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 46
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 26th July, 2018 wrote:

Thomas Blencoe was transported for ‘Stealing a pair of pattens’.

Thomas was 32 years old, 5’5ΒΌ” tall, fresh complexion, dark brown hair, blue eyes, stout made. Native Place: Kings Sutton.

Married in 1824 to Mary Ann Morgan, at Bishop Itchington, Warwickshire, he had 4 children.

8/12/1840: TOL
1842: Free Certificate.

3/6/1844: Married Mary Tims (Garland Grove 1842). Thomas was 41 and Mary 45.

25/12/1854: Thomas and Mary left Launceston as steerage passengers per ‘Potentate’ for London.  Mary was listed as Tims.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 26th July, 2018 made the following changes:

alias1: Blencoe, date of birth: 1803 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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