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Thomas Burley

Thomas Burley, one of 150 convicts transported on the Hadlow, August 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Burley
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1797
Occupation: Framework knitter
Date of Death: 2nd October, 1846
Age: 49 years

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 Life

Crime: Riotous conduct and felony
Convicted at: Leicester (Borough) Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Hadlow
Departure date: August, 1818
Arrival date: 24th December, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 152 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 80. NSW State Archives, Pardons (HO10/54)&(Reel No.783, Roll No.1250)& Indents (NRS 12188, Item 4/4006, Microfiche 640)& TOL Butts (NRS 12202, Items 4/4079 & 4/4121 & 4/4125)&(NRS 12204)& Death Register (4/4549, Reel 690, page 26). UK Prison Hulk Registers (HO9/4)
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

David Burley on 18th January, 2019 wrote:

Empathetic opinions shared with the Levellers/ chartist movement. Sentenced to death having been convicted of killing 19 rams ,property of a loacal farmer in Countesthorpe Leicestershire. Sentance commuuted.

Iris Dunne on 18th January, 2019 wrote:

Prison Hulk ship Justitia moored at Woolwich, Date Received 10 June 1818, aged 19, Offence: Killing a sheep, Transported 1 August 1818

Convict Indents: Convicted 23 March 1818, aged 21, Trade: Stocking weaver, Height: 5 feet 6 inches, TOL 31/337

Ticket of Leave No.31/337 dated 22 June 1831, Cancelled 36/677, Received No. 38/1126

Ticket of Leave No.38/1126 dated 10 July 1838 in District of Bathurst

Ticket of Leave No 39/18 dated 24 January 1839, Trade: Weaver, In lieu of No.38/1126 dated 10th July 1838, Cancelled.

Ticket of Leave Passport No.40/162 dated 28th April 1840, TOL No.39/18, Allowed to enable him to travel between Parramatta and Sydney to attend the markets for 12 months.

Pardon 1846-1849

Death Register dated 2 October 1846 (Date of Burial) in Maitland, Remarks: TLeave.
https://www.records.nsw.gov.au/searchhits_nocopy?id=65&Surname=burley&Firstname=&Alias=&Vessel=Hadlow&Year=&RecordType=&Citation=&Remarks=

Conflicting evidence as there is a Conditional Pardon No.47/232 dated 10 April 1847, aged 50.

Convict Changes History

David Burley on 18th January, 2019 made the following changes:

occupation, crime

Iris Dunne on 18th January, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 80. NSW State Archives, Pardons (HO10/54)&(Reel No.783, Roll No.1250)& Indents (NRS 12188, Item 4/4006, Microfiche 640)& TOL Butts (NRS 12202, Items 4/

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