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Thomas Cane

Thomas Cane, one of 188 convicts transported on the John, 22 May 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Cane
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: Blacksmith
Date of Death: 1836
Age: 26 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 14 years

Crime: Street robbery
Convicted at: Stafford Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: John
Departure date: 22nd May, 1829
Arrival date: 13th September, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 187 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 79 (42)
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 1st January, 2022 wrote:

1829 - New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. John - 1829.
No; 123
Name; Thomas Cane
Age; 19 years
Native Place; Stafford
Trade or calling; Blacksmith
Offence; Street Robbery
Trial; 24 July 1824. Height; 5 ft 1 1/2 in

Remarks; DIED; IN Iron Gang, Parramatta 1836.

1836 - New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register
Name: Thos. Cane. Age; 27.
Date of Death: 6 Feb 1836
District: Parramatta. Ship; John

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 1st January, 2022 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1810 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1836 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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