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Thomas Butler

Thomas Butler, one of 160 convicts transported on the Hibernia, 20 November 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Butler
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 22nd July, 1824
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Rutland Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Hibernia
Departure date: 20th November, 1818
Arrival date: 11th May, 1819
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 158 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, 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

Anonymous on 8th November, 2011 wrote:

‘Hibernia’ report: Hulk report - orderly; Captain’s report - good chartacter.
van Dieman’s Land (Tasmania). Notes on conduct record: 28 Jan 1824 Break out of H.M. Gaol in Hobart Town on 13th inst. Death sentence May 1824. Executed 22 July 1824 - Dead. (http://www.Archives Tasmania)

Carol Axton-Thompson on 26th September, 2012 wrote:

Charge of sheep stealing. Sentence death. Executed 22 July 1824. (Ref. Colonial Times 5 Jan 1827)

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 8th November, 2011 made the following changes:

date of death 1824-07-22, gender m

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