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Thomas Davey, one of 160 convicts transported on the Minerva, 25 May 1838
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Thomas Davis, Thomas Dover
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Northumberland Quarter Session
25th May, 1838
28th September, 1838
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 160 other convicts
||FAHO, Pardons (Ref.No. CON55-1-1). UK Prison Hulk Registers (HO9/4). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 277 (140)
||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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Craig Woodhall on 14th July, 2019 wrote:
Convicted in Hexham 30 Jun 1836 and sent to the Prison hulk Justitia aged 13 in Woolwich.‘Stealing money from a bakers shop prosr at North Shield once 1 month for robbing a till 3 months for a pair of shoes.
Son of James Dover and Jane Smith. Married Elizabeth Hannah Williams on 22 May 1852 in Hobart Town Independent Chapel, Brisbane Street Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.
Elizabeth was the daughter of Thomas Williams and Frances Reardon (the daughter of Norfolk Island Convict, Bartholmew Reardon.
Iris Dunne on 14th July, 2019 wrote:
Certificate of Freedom granted 30 Dec. 1845, No.967
Convict Changes History
Craig Woodhall on 14th July, 2019 made the following changes:
alias1: Thomas Davis, alias2: Thomas Dover, gender: m, occupation, crime
Iris Dunne on 14th July, 2019 made the following changes:
source: FAHO, Pardons (Ref.No. CON55-1-1). UK Prison Hulk Registers (HO9/4). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 277 (140) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and P