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Thomas Brown

Thomas Brown, one of 224 convicts transported on the Agincourt, 06 July 1844

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Brown
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1794
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Arson
Convicted at: Stafford Assizes
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Agincourt
Departure date: 6th July, 1844
Arrival date: 9th November, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 225 other convicts

References

Primary source: Libraries Tasmania. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 114
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

Garry on 9th March, 2012 wrote:

he stole some bread from a shop owner

Anonymous on 9th March, 2012 wrote:

He was normal as a young boy, but as his family hit money troubles he had to steal food to feed them.

Anonymous on 9th March, 2012 wrote:

he had one boy and a wife

Anonymous on 9th March, 2012 wrote:

his parents had no criminal record either

Anonymous on 9th March, 2012 wrote:

he had also stolen bread three other times and got away with it

Jan Penrose on 9th November, 2020 wrote:

Lit a neighbour’s staw stack on fire

Iris Dunne on 12th November, 2020 wrote:

**There are 2 Thomas Browns on this ship

Conduct Record: aged 50, Trade Farm Labourer, Widower, Tried 9 March 1844 for Arson (setting fire to a stack of straw), Sentence 15 years, Religion: Church of England, Ticket of Leave 16 March 1852, Conditional Pardon 19 Dec. 1854
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON33-1-83$init=CON33-1-83P34

Norfolk Island Indents: as per ship Lady Franklin 1846 (also with the other Thomas Brown)
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON17-1-1$init=CON17-1-1P258
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON17-1-1$init=CON17-1-1P259

Convict Changes History

Jan Penrose on 9th November, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m

Iris Dunne on 12th November, 2020 made the following changes:

source: Libraries Tasmania. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 114 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 114), date of birth: 1

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