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Thomas Davenport, one of 236 convicts transported on the Mangles, 08 December 1832
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 51 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 495 (248)
||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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Roger Churm on 15th April, 2019 wrote:
London’s Central Criminal Court
Theft:stealing from master.
6th September 1832
Reference Number t18320906-251
1980. THOMAS DAVENPORT was indicted for stealing,on the 19th of July,2 watches,value 4I.10s;6 seals,value 4I.10s;1 watch-key,value 4s,and 2 shoes,value 6s,the goods of Robert Turner,his master.
ROBERT TURNER I am a broker,and live in Friar street,Blackfriars-road-the prisoner was my shopman for three days.On the 18th of July I went to bed,and had two watches,one on a nail,and one in a bureau drawer.in the room I sleep in-the prisoner slept in the shop;I got up a little before seven o’clock in the morning-he had absconded,and I missed these articles-the bed-room door had not been locked;I took him four or five days afterwards.
FRANCIS HENRY PARKER.I am a pawnbroker.I have a watch,pawned by the prisoner on the 19th of July
JEREMIAH HENRY JOYCE I am a pawnbroker,and live in the New road.I have a watch pawned by the prisoner to the best of my knowledge.
JOHN SHEPHERD.I am an officer,I took the prisoner,and found the duplicates on him.
GUILTY.Aged 21-Transported for Fourteen Years.
Ron Garbutt on 7th July, 2020 wrote:
Old Bailey Proceedings Online (http://www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 07 July 2020), September 1832, trial of THOMAS DAVENPORT (t18320906-251).
THOMAS DAVENPORT, Theft > stealing from master, 6th September 1832.
1980. THOMAS DAVENPORT was indicted for stealing, on the 19th of July , 2 watches, value 4l. 10s.; 6 seals, value 4l. 10s.; 1 watch-key, value 4s., and 2 shoes, value 6s., the goods of Robert Turner , his master .
ROBERT TURNER. I am a broker , and live in Friar-street, Blackfriars-road - the prisoner was my shopman for three days. On the 18th of July I went to bed, and had two watches, one on a nail, and one in a bureau drawer, in the room I sleep in - the prisoner slept in the shop; I got up a little before seven o’clock in the morning - he had then absconded, and I missed these articles - the bed-room door had not been locked; I took him four or five days afterwards.
FRANCIS HENRY PARKER . I am a pawnbroker. I have a watch, pawned by the prisoner on the 19th of July.
Prisoner. Q. Can you swear that I pawned it? A. Yes.
JEREMIAH HENRY JOYCE. I am a pawnbroker, and live in the New-road. I have a watch pawned by the prisoner to the best of my knowledge.
JOHN SHEPHERD . I am an officer. I took the prisoner, and found the duplicates on him.
GUILTY . Aged 21. - Transported for Fourteen Years .
D Wong on 8th July, 2020 wrote:
Thomas Davenport was listed as 21 years old on arrival.
Native Place: London.
Thomas was literate, protestant, single, 5’2¼” tall, ruddy complexion, brown hair and eyes, scar right side of chin, man and woman on upper right arm, T J upper left arm, blue ring middle finger of left hand.
21/6/1841: TOL Melbourne - Allowed to remain in the District of Port Phillip.
6/10/1843: TOL - In lieu of 41/1310 dated 21st June 1841, deposed to be lost.
17/9/1846: COF - Cancelled, not being free.
2/2/1847: COF - On Certificate: Port Macquarie 11th Feb. Aged 35.
Convict Changes History
Ron Garbutt on 7th July, 2020 made the following changes:
gender: m, crime
D Wong on 8th July, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1811 (prev. 0000), occupation