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Thomas Burnford, one of 180 convicts transported on the Almorah, April 1817
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||26th May, 1820
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Middlesex Gaol Delivery
29th August, 1817
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 182 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 341 (172).
Tasmanian Archives - Convicts (Conduct record p. 116)
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 2nd October, 2012 wrote:
Thomas was transferred to van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per ‘Pilot’, arriving 1 Jan 1817. Convict no. 9291.
06/01/1818: Absent from Muster - work 1 week, in own time.
11/01/1819: Absent from Muster - work 1 week, in own time.
Died 26 May 1820 aged 29yrs. Burial ref: under registration of “Bamford” 398/1820-34 Hobart district 28 May 1820.
Penny-Lyn Beale on 22nd July, 2021 wrote:
Alphabetical Registers of Male Convicts. (CON23)
Name; Thomas Burnford or Bamford
Height; 5 Ft 4 1/2 in
Hair; Dk Brown
Age; 26 
Trial; London - 1816 - Life
Ship; Almorah 1817 - Pilot
Native Place; Middlesex
Remarks; DIED 26 May 1820
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 2nd October, 2012 made the following changes:
source, alias1, date of death 26th May, 1820, gender
Penny-Lyn Beale on 22nd July, 2021 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1791 (prev. 0000), occupation