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Thomas Cleaver, one of 228 convicts transported on the Lord Hungerford, July 1821
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 57 (30)
||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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Elizabeth Desailly on 14th August, 2013 wrote:
Trove NLA - Hobart Town Gazette 28 Oct 1826
Cleaver, Thomas, 5 feet 2½, dark brown hair, dark brown eyes, 30, farmer’s labourer, tried at Northampton, 7 years, per Lord Hungerford, Weeden, Northampton, scar over, right eye, one over left, man, woman, T C C C on ,right arm, absconded from service of Dr. Desailly,Jericho. Aug. 1826 - Reward L.2. CAUTION.
D Wong on 17th August, 2013 wrote:
Thomas Cleaver was 26 years old on arrival in VDL. He was transported for “Stealing 4 fowls”.
Conduct record: States he tried to escape into the bush on two or three occasions and was given lashes.
21/11/1833: Committed to trial for a felony.
Found no records after this.
Maureen Withey on 5th August, 2019 wrote:
Hobart Town Gazette, 15 Sept 1827
List of Runaways
480. Cleaver, Thomas, 5 ft. 2, dark brown hair, ditto eyes, aged 31, farmer’s labourer and ploughman, tried at Northampton 1821, 7 years, born at Weedon, per Lord Hungerford, scar over right eye, one over left, man, woman, T B C C on right arm, absconded from the Road gang, St. Peter’s Valley, in July last. Same rewd. (£2).
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 17th August, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1794, gender, occupation, crime