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Thomas Bond

Thomas Bond, one of 400 convicts transported on the Moffatt, 04 January 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Bond
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1799
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Stafford Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Moffatt
Departure date: 4th January, 1834
Arrival date: 9th May, 1834
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 399 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 269 (136)
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 10th February, 2019 wrote:

Staffordshire, England:
Thomas Bond, for stealing a watch, the property of George Earp, at Tunstall, for 7 years ; [Bond was found guilty under another indictment, for stealing a pistol, and fined 6d. :]

Thomas Bond was 35 years old on arrival in VDL - He was 5’5½” tall, brown complexion, black hair and whiskers, dark brown eyes, lost several front teeth, thin of hair top of forehead.
Married with 1 child.
Wife: Elizabeth at Somer Lane.

Native Place: Burton-on-Trent.

1/6/1838: (Newspaper date) TOL
21/12/1838 (Newspaper date) Was appointed as a Constable.

8/7/1839: Dismissed as a Constable.

2/1/1840: Free Certificate.

D Wong on 10th February, 2019 wrote:

Newspaper report was from: 12/1/1833 Staffordshire Advertiser

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 10th February, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1799 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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