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Thomas Cheesborough

Thomas Cheesborough, one of 200 convicts transported on the Guilford [Guildford], August 1811

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Cheesborough
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1784
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1812
Age: 28 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 Life

Crime: Horse theft
Convicted at: York Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Guildford
Departure date: August, 1811
Arrival date*: 31st March, 1812
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 195 other convicts
* Arrival date is estimated

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 53 (28)
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

Dodie Wong on 1st April, 2017 wrote:

18/8/1810 Oxford University and City Herald Oxfordshire, England:
York, Thomas Cheeseborough, for stealing a bay mare, the property of Mr. Brown, of Elierlon, received sentence of death.

17/12/1812: Thomas Cheeseborough was buried at the Old Sydney Burial Ground.  He was aged 28.

Convict Changes History

Dodie Wong on 1st April, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1784 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1812 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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