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Thomas Brooks

Thomas Brooks, one of 160 convicts transported on the Guildford, 22 August 1823

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Brooks
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Wilts. Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Guildford
Departure date: 22nd August, 1823
Arrival date: 15th March, 1824
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 89 (46)
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

Maureen Withey on 21st April, 2019 wrote:

The following were convicted and sentenced as under: Death- Richard Wait, for maliciously cutting down and destroying trees; John Bugden, Jas. Rooke, George Quinton, Thomas Torrance, James Hulbert, John Townsend, James Woodman, Thomas Brooks, John Butcher, and William Edmonds, for burglary; Moses Ball, Wm. Beamont, William and Joseph Crabb for stealing from the person; Job Drew and John Oak, jun. for housebreaking; Stephen May, for stealing above the value of ? in a dwelling-house; Francis Willis and Williams, for horse-stealing; John Bell for sheep-stealing. (all the above prisoners have been reprieved.  Transportation for 7 years: . ..
Salisbury and Winchester Journal,  17 Mar 1823

Maureen Withey on 14th July, 2019 wrote:

Prison Hulk record HO 9-8-5 p 18.
Received from Fisherton, 12 May 1823.
Thomas Brooks, age 21, Convicted of a felony at New Sarum, 8 Mar 1823, sentence - 14 yrs. Left hulk for NSW 13 Aug 1823.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 21st April, 2019 made the following changes:


Maureen Withey on 14th July, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: m

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