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Thomas Collins

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Collins
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1805
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Ireland, Limerick
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Mariner
Departure date: 19th January, 1827
Arrival date: 23rd May, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 64 other convicts


Primary source: NSW Gov Records. Irish Convicts.
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Community Contributions

Dennis Nightingale on 1st June, 2015 wrote:

Born - Limerick. Single - brother of Timothy arrived per same ship.

Dennis Nightingale on 1st June, 2015 wrote:

169692 Collins Thomas - Mariner 1827. 
1827 State Archives of NSW. Bound indents Microfiche 664.
Age 22. Farmer’s labourer from Limerick. Tried 14 July 1826 and sentenced to transportation for life for house breaking. Assigned to Beresford Hudson at Hunter River on arrival.
43140 Collins Thomas - Mariner 1827.  1828 Hillsborough 1828 Census.
Stockman aged 25. Assigned to B. Hudson.

164376 Collins Thomas - Mariner 1827. 
15 October 1844 West Maitland.
Application to Marry.
Thomas Collins aged 39 arrived per ‘Mariner’, application to marry Margaret Kenny aged 38 arrived per ‘Asia’.

16686   Collins Thomas - Mariner 1827. 
1845 3 May Merton MM.
Ticket of leave cancelled for felony.
169163 Collins Thomas - Mariner 1827. 
20 March 1848 Newcastle gaol State Archives NSW; Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930; Item: 2/2020; Roll: 757.
Admitted to Newcastle gaol from Maitland. Returned to Government by order of his Honor the Chief Justice. Ticket of Leave recommended to be cancelled at Maitland Circuit Court.

Convict Changes History

Dennis Nightingale on 1st June, 2015 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: years, voyage, source: NSW Gov Records. Irish Convicts. (prev. ), firstname: Thomas, surname: Collins, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1805, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

Dennis Nightingale on 1st June, 2015 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, occupation, crime

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