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Thomas Dawes

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

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Dawes
Aliases: Thomas Davis
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1st August, 1857
Age: 46 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Monmouth Assizes
Sentence term: 7 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 345 (174)
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

Lori Ann Russell on 3rd November, 2021 wrote:

Name changed from Dawes to Davis upon arrival, misread handwriting on convict paperwork

Convict Changes History

Lori Ann Russell on 3rd November, 2021 made the following changes:

alias1: Thomas Davis, date of birth: 1811 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1st August, 1857 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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