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Thomas Brooker

Thomas Brooker, one of 399 convicts transported on the Moffatt, 05 May 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Brooker
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1816
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing fowls
Convicted at: Sussex Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Moffatt
Departure date: 5th May, 1836
Arrival date: 31st August, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 403 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 274
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 12th October, 2018 wrote:

25/1/1836 Sussex Advertiser Sussex, England:
By J. Basevi, esq., Edmund Todman and Thomas Brooker, charged with stealing at Hurstperpoint, 8 fowls the property William Hallett; also charged with stealing with stealing 5 fowls and 5 chickens, the property of Nathaniel Borer, Esq.

Edmund Todman arrived VDL per ‘Eden’ 1836.

Thomas Brooker was 20 years old on arrival in NSW - Native Place: Sussex.

Thomas could read, was Protestant, single, 5’8” tall, ruddy and freckled complexion, brown hair, grey eyes, nose thin, eyebrows meeting, fluke of a small anchor inside lower right arm, woman, heart, T x B inside lower left arm, scar back of middle and 3rd fingers of left hand.

1837: Sydney, Assigned to Government service.

1841: TOL Windsor
24/8/1841: TOL Maitland
11/3/1844: COF

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 12th October, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1816 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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