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Thomas Boswell

Thomas Boswell, one of 160 convicts transported on the Vittoria, 26 August 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Boswell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Butcher
Date of Death: 6th March, 1835
Age: 33 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Cow stealing
Convicted at: Bucks. Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Vittoria
Departure date: 26th August, 1828
Arrival date: 17th January, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 479 (241)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th October, 2020 wrote:

UK, Royal Navy Medical Journals, 1817-1856
Thos Boswell
Age: 26. Birth Year: 1802
Treatment Year: 1828
Treatment Place: United Kingdom
Nature of the Disease; Scorbutus
No of the Case; 68
Date taken ill:  13th Jan 1829
Notes; afflicted with general symptoms of scurvy
Discharged; 17th Jan 1829. Sent to the Hospital on shore

Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th December, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records, Convicts Deaths. Effects of Deceased Convicts, - 38/0634
Date; 26 Jan 1829
Name; Thomas Boswell
Ship. Vittoria
Year of Arrival; 1829
Amount; 32 £. 13 Shillings . 11 Pence. Deposited in the Savings Bank of New South Wales

Died; 6 March 1835

Penny-Lyn Beale on 12th December, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842

Name: Thomas Boswell
Age: 27 [1801]
Date of Conviction:  29 Feb 1828 - Aylesbury
Read & write. Single, Protestant
Trade; Butcher
Offence; Cow Stealing
Height; 5 ft. 7 1/2
Complexion; Ruddy, pock pitted
Hair; Sandy
Eyes; Dark Hazel
Date of Certificate;
Additional Remarks; Died in Sydney Hospital March 1835

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th October, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1802 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th December, 2020 made the following changes:

date of death: 6th March, 1835 (prev. 0000)

Penny-Lyn Beale on 12th December, 2020 made the following changes:

occupation, crime

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