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Thomas Calvert

Thomas Calvert, one of 100 convicts transported on the Asia, 19 November 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Calvert
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1778
Occupation: Weaver
Date of Death: 18th May, 1841
Age: 63 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: York Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 19th November, 1827
Arrival date: 13th March, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 101 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 307 (155)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 4th September, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842.

Name; Thomas Calvert
No; 79
Age;  49 Est birth Year; 1778
Unable to Read & Write; Married with one child; Protestant
Native Place; Northelborton?
Calling; Linen Weaver
Offence; Highway Robbery
Date of Trial: 2 August 1827
Sentence; Life
Height; 5 ft. 2 1/2 inches
Complexion; Ruddy
Hair; Light Brown to Grey
Eyes; Grey
Assigned to Nelson Lawson - Bathurst
Certificate 36/1546
Noted against name; Died at Bathurst May 1841. 41/6919
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879

Name: Thomas Culvert
Date of Death: 18 May 1841
District: Bathurst Hospital

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 4th September, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1778 (prev. 0000), date of death: 18th May, 1841 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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