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Thomas Bradbury

Thomas Bradbury, one of 294 convicts transported on the Equestrian, 27 August 1852

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Bradbury
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1831
Occupation: Hawker
Date of Death: 2nd August, 1905
Age: 74 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Stealing a watch
Convicted at: Huntingdon Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Equestrian
Departure date: 27th August, 1852
Arrival date: 16th December, 1852
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 293 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 501 (253)
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

Dorothy James on 5th August, 2014 wrote:

Huntingdon Gaol General Register (Archive Ref: 5670).

Thomas was 5ft 6” tall. He had a fair complexion with brown hair and grey eyes. He was committed to Huntingdon Gaol on 26/08/1847. He was subsequently transferred to Millbank Prison on 16/11/1847. His behaviour was described as indifferent.

Dorothy James on 5th August, 2014 wrote:

Thomas had previously been convicted of stealing from a shop and committed to Huntingdon Gaol on 23/08/1845. His sentence was 2 months hard labour with i month in solitude. He was released on 12/12/1845. His behaviour was described as ordely.

D Wong on 7th August, 2014 wrote:

Thomas Bradbury was 22 years old on arrival.

Father: Thomas
Mother: Ann
Brother: John
Sisters: Jane, Mary-Ann, Margaret - all at native place.

1869: Married Ann Jeffs

27/9/1877: Ordered by the Bench to pay 4s., per week towards the support of the child of Margaret Parsonger.  He swore that the child was not his.  His wife, Ann, corroborated his statement.

2/8/1905: Mr. Thomas Bradbury, who has been
living at Deloraine for over 40 years,
died at the residence of Mr. GeorgeElmer, Meander, on Wednesday last.
Deceased was in his 75th year.

Convict Changes History

Dorothy James on 5th August, 2014 made the following changes:

convicted at, date of birth: 1831 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

D Wong on 7th August, 2014 made the following changes:

date of death: 2nd August, 1905 (prev. 0000)

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