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Thomas Connolly

Thomas Connolly, one of 300 convicts transported on the General Hewett, August 1813

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Connolly
Aliases: Conelly
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1790
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 7th May, 1815
Age: 25 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Lancaster, Liverpool Boro' Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: General Hewett
Departure date: August, 1813
Arrival date: 7th February, 1814
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 300 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 117 (60)
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

D Wong on 19th April, 2016 wrote:

7/5/1815: Was 25 years old when shot and killed by bushranger Thomas Morley (born 1787) 28 years old and free - executed on 6/6/1815 in Tasmania for this crime - No ship found for him.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 19th April, 2016 made the following changes:

alias1: Conelly, date of birth: 1790 (prev. 0000), date of death: 7th May, 1815 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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