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Thomas Briggs

Thomas Briggs, one of 200 convicts transported on the England, 31 March 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Briggs
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1817
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1832
Age: 15 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 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Cambridge Town Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: England
Departure date: 31st March, 1832
Arrival date: 18th July, 1832
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 289 (145)
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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th May, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters.
Year; 1832
No; 1713
Name; Thomas Briggs
Ship; England - 1832
Noted against name; DIED; on voyage

Penny-Lyn Beale on 14th April, 2022 wrote:

England Medical Record. Case No; 4
Name; Thos, Briggs
Age; 17 years. Born about 1817.
Disease; Atrophic [‘poorly nourished’]
Date taken ill. 28 March 1832
Surgeons Notes; I was struck with the emaciated and unhealthy appearance of this boy & ordered him to be conveyed to the hospital. He appears to be laboring under complication of diseases - his limbs are in a woeful state of emaciation and his belly swelled .....
Died; 2 May 1832

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th May, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1832 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Penny-Lyn Beale on 14th April, 2022 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1817 (prev. 0000)

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