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Thomas Brain

Thomas Brain, one of 188 convicts transported on the Recovery, 30 July 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Brain
Aliases: Braine, Briant
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing fowls
Convicted at: Gloucester Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Recovery
Departure date: 30th July, 1819
Arrival date: 18th December, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 187 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 191 (97)
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 8th February, 2020 wrote:

7/4/1819 Hereford Journal Herefordshire, England:
Thomas Brain, for stealing five turkies.

Thomas Brain was listed as 20 years old on arrival.

Native Place: Gloucestershire.

Occupation: Wire drawer.

Thomas was 5’8½” tall, fair freckled complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes.

25/8/1824: TOL Richmond

6/7/1826: COF

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 8th February, 2020 made the following changes:

alias1: Braine, alias2: Briant, date of birth: 1799 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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