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Thomas Buckler

Thomas Buckler, one of 299 convicts transported on the Maitland, 22 June 1846

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Buckler
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 26th October, 1826
Occupation: Farmer
Date of Death: 10th October, 1898
Age: 71 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 10 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Warwick. Special Assizes at Coventry
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Maitland
Departure date: 22nd June, 1846
Arrival date: 27th October, 1846
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land. [The convicts disembarked at Port Phillip and not Van Diemen's Land]
Passenger manifest Travelled with 298 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 103 (53)
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

Keryn Rivett on 13th October, 2018 wrote:

Born in Nuneaton died in Wangaratta, Victoria.  Worked for Benjamin Warby then successfully worked his own land.  Married Jane Hutchinson on 25 October 1852 at St James, Melbourne and they had twelve children.  Jane was an Irish Orphan girl and part of the Earl Grey Scheme.

Convict Changes History

Keryn Rivett on 13th October, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 26th October, 1826 (prev. 0000), date of death: 10th October, 1898 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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