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Thomas Chillingworth

Thomas Chillingworth, one of 200 convicts transported on the Surrey, 13 July 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Chillingworth
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Forgery
Convicted at: York (City) Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Surrey or Surry
Departure date: 13th July, 1829
Arrival date: 14th December, 1829
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 123 (64)
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

Rosemary Meaney on 11th December, 2012 wrote:

Some information about Thomas is also available through the Convict Records database in the State Library of Tasmania (Linc).  It gives his age as 36,and also describes his physical appearance.

D Wong on 13th December, 2012 wrote:

Thomas Chillingworth was 36 years old on arrival in VDL. - Transported for endorsing a bill of exchange.

Hunk Report: Orderly
Surgeon’s Report: Well behaved.  Has been useful in teaching the Boys.

Thomas was married, wife at Lambeth, had long hands, dark brown hair and eyes, 5’7 1/4” tall, pale complexion and came from Featherston near Pontefract.

1832 Muster: Public Works.

4/12/1832: Colonial Conviction at Hobarton for Forgery, altering a £1 bank note - Life.

1833 Muster: In gaol
1835: Transported to Port Arthur.

24/5/1841: TOL

21/9/1847: CP

No date of death found.

Convict Changes History

Rosemary Meaney on 11th December, 2012 made the following changes:


D Wong on 13th December, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1793, gender, occupation, crime

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