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Thomas Carver

Thomas Carver, one of 200 convicts transported on the Manlius, 23 April 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Carver
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Tailor
Date of Death: 1831
Age: 31 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Fraud
Convicted at: Gloucester Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Manlius
Departure date: 23rd April, 1830
Arrival date: 12th August, 1830
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 341 (173)
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 19th May, 2012 wrote:

Thomas Carver was transported for obtaining goods under false pretences.
Hulk report: Orderly.  Goal Report: Orderly - good connections. He was single.

Description: grey eyes, dark brown hair:bald on top, 5’6" tall, aged 30 on arrival in VDL, and was born in Marlebone, London.

1830: Assigned to Mr. Lightfoot.
18/12/1830:Lightfoot/Neglecting to attend muster at church on Sunday the 5th December inst. - admonished.

6/6/1831: Died at Hobart Town.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 19th May, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1800-00-00, date of death 1831-00-00, gender m

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