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Thomas Bull

Thomas Bull, one of 160 convicts transported on the Claudine, 20 May 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Bull
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1789
Occupation: Confectioner
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: Stealing lead
Convicted at: Woolwich Court Martial
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Claudine
Departure date: 20th May, 1821
Arrival date: 15th December, 1821
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 91 (47)
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

greg petersen on 10th June, 2019 wrote:

Transported for stealing lead & rope
Gaol report: “Bad Character”
Hulk report: “Orderly”
F at Lambert no. 2 Earl St. works for Mr. Martin a cowkeeper at Kennington.
description listed as:
Height 5’ 5½”, Eyes: L Grey, Hair: D Brown
Heart & J. Bull on Right arm.
Native place: Portsmouth
Occupation: Sugar boiler & confectioner.
1824 July 2nd: Absconded from his masters service on the 21st June & remained absent until apprehended last Wednesday, also coming to Hobart Town without a pass 50 lashes and PB 3 days.
1825 January 19th: drunk & disorderly reprimanded.
1825 May 8th: Absent from Launceston without a pass charge dismissed.confined in a cell on bread & water one week.
1826 May 21st: Forcibly entering the dwelling house of Mary Jubb (charge dismissed)
1831 January 18th: drunk & disorderly fined 5/-
1832 December 1st: drunk & furiously driving 6 bullocks through the streets of Launceston to be placed 4 hours in the stocks.

Convict Changes History

greg petersen on 10th June, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1789 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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