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Thomas Collison

Thomas Collison, one of 270 convicts transported on the Strathfieldsaye, 11 February 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Collison
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1815
Occupation: Umbrella maker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Salop Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Strathfieldsaye
Departure date: 11th February, 1836
Arrival date: 15th June, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 270 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 239 (122)
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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Dennis Nightingale on 29th May, 2015 wrote:

161596 Collison Thomas - Strathfieldsaye 1836.  June 1836 AO NSW Convict Indent Fiche No. 722
Age 21. Tried 3 August 1835 at Shropshire Assizes and sentenced to transportation for life for highway robbery.

132190 Collison Thomas - Strathfieldsaye 1836.  1844 1 November Gosford GG.
Umbrella maker age 29 from London. 5ft 6 1/2in, dark and little freckled complexion, dark brown hair, brown eyes, perpendicular scar left jaw, scar back of left hand, scar left shin, Absconded from James Harrison 19th October 1844.

Convict Changes History

Dennis Nightingale on 29th May, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1815 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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