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Thomas Broad

Thomas Broad, one of 280 convicts transported on the Oriental Queen, 23 October 1852

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Broad
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1831
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: 22nd November, 1860
Age: 29 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing potatoes
Convicted at: Wilts. Devizes Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Oriental Queen
Departure date: 23rd October, 1852
Arrival date*: 23rd June, 1853
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 279 other convicts
* Arrival date is estimated

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 550. Linc, Conduct Record (CON33-1-114) Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office: Conduct Record CON33/1/114; Description List Con18/1/59; Indent CON14/1/14 page 16; Muster Roll CON14/1/47 page 17. 1860/11/22 Thomas Broad death RGD35/1/6 no 2504. 1860/11/16 (Serious Accident at Black Brush) The Mercury, Trove.
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

Peter Edward Fielding on 8th July, 2018 wrote:

Thomas died in 1860 from burns received while saving his 3 yr old daughter and her 18 yr old mother from a fire at their hut at Black Brush.

Iris Dunne on 10th July, 2018 wrote:

Convicted: 1 January 1850

Conduct Record: Aged 21, Trade: F.Labourer, TOL: 8 November 1853, Offence: Stealing a bushel of potatoes
http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-114,296,45,L,58

Convict Changes History

Peter Edward Fielding on 8th July, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 550 Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office: Conduct Record CON33/1/114; Description List Con18/1/59; Indent CON14/1/14 page 16; Muster Roll CON14/1/47

Iris Dunne on 10th July, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 550. Linc, Conduct Record (CON33-1-114) Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office: Conduct Record CON33/1/114; Description List Con18/1/59; Indent CON14/

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