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Thomas Dangerfield

Thomas Dangerfield, one of 279 convicts transported on the Gilmore, 03 October 1838

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Dangerfield
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1788
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: 21st December, 1843
Age: 55 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Wilts. Quarter Session
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Gilmore
Departure date: 3rd October, 1838
Arrival date: 24th January, 1839
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 277 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 349 (176). Tasmanian Archives - convicts
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

Carol Axton-Thompson on 7th December, 2013 wrote:

Thomas Dangerfield was convicted at Wiltshire on 17/10/1837 for stealing shoes. 10yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Gilmore’, arriving 22/01/1839.
Hulk Report: Good
Ship Surgeon’s Report: Good

Widower, 6 children; aged 50yrs; 5’4 1/4”; dark complexion; brown/grey hair; Hazel eyes; slightly deaf.
Previous convictions for stealing clothes.

Assignments in Colony.

Died at Hamilton, Tasmania on 21/12/1843

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 7th December, 2013 made the following changes:

source, date of birth 1788, date of death 21st December, 1843, gender, occupation, crime

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