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Thomas Bowskill

Thomas Bowskill, one of 250 convicts transported on the Hive, 15 January 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Bowskill
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: Framework knitter
Date of Death: 1839
Age: 38 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Notts. Assizes on 16 March 1833
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Hive
Departure date: 15th January, 1834
Arrival date: 11th June, 1834
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 252 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 283 (143)
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 15th February, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
Indent No; 153
Name; Thomas Bowskill
Age; 33. Protestant. Married - 2 male and 3 female children
Native Place; Nottinghamshire
Trade or calling; Framework knitter
Offence; Highway Robbery
Trial Date; 16 March 1833 - Sentence; Life.
Height; 5 ft. 7 1/2
Eyes; Grey
Hair; Brown & bald mixed with grey
Completion: Sallow
Remarks; BROTHER; James Boskill came free 9 years ago.
Additional remarks noted against name; DIED in the service of the AA Company. 24 Feb 1839??
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Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 15th February, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1801 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1839 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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