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Thomas Brooker

Thomas Brooker, one of 180 convicts transported on the Chapman, 06 April 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Brooker
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
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 Life

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Surrey Special Session of Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Chapman
Departure date: 6th April, 1824
Arrival date: 27th July, 1824
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 179 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 146
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

Anonymous on 8th November, 2011 wrote:

Tasmanian Archives has this person as "Francis Brooker" on the ‘Chapman’, arriving 27 July 1824 in van Dieman’s Land (Tasmania). There is also a note on his records that his correct name is in fact "Booker".  Francis was a married man when charged with housebreaking. His wife lived with his mother Mary Booker, who took in needlework, in Surrey.
A note is recorded 28/4/1830 he received a pardon of harbouring Elizabeth Appleyard, a convict illegally at large - he was fined.
Final record - Francis was murdered by the Aborigines. It does not give a date.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 8th November, 2011 made the following changes:

gender m

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