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Thomas Boddington

Thomas Boddington, one of 254 convicts transported on the Sarah, 29 November 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Boddington
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 16th July, 1792
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 14th April, 1866
Age: 73 years

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 14 years

Crime: Stealing potatoes
Convicted at: Northampton Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Sarah
Departure date: 29th November, 1836
Arrival date: 29th March, 1837
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 253 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 410
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

Carolyn Smith on 27th May, 2015 wrote:

Convicted with Joseph Houghton both were from Finedon in Northamptonshire

Convict Changes History

Carolyn Smith on 27th May, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 16th July, 1792 (prev. 0000), date of death: 14th April, 1866 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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