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Thomas Death

Thomas Death, one of 170 convicts transported on the Malabar, 14 June 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Death
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1779
Occupation: Butcher
Date of Death: 1846
Age: 67 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 Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Suffolk Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Malabar
Departure date: 14th June, 1819
Arrival date: 30th October, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 171 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 184
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

Maureen Withey on 14th March, 2020 wrote:

Thomas Death, (by oath of John Gibson, Esq.) charged with stealing four sheep, the property of Mr. John Edwards, of Bramford.
Bury and Norwich Post, 3 Feb 1819.

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Thomas Death and Robert Harvey, for stealing four wether sheep, the property of John Edwards, of Bramford ;
Bury and Norwich Post, 7 April 1819.

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Yesterday se’nnight the following convicts were removed from Ipswich County Gaol to the hulks at Portsmouth : — William Neeve, Charles Rayner, John Sterry Baker, George Smith, Thomas Death, and Robert Harvey, to be transported for life; and Hubert Marjoram, John Bates. Frederick Rivett, and Henry Rice, to be transported for seven years.
Bury and Norwich Post, 21 April 1819.

D Wong on 14th March, 2020 wrote:

Thomas Death was listed as 40 years old on arrival.

Native Place: Ipswich.

Thomas was 5’6” tall, fair ruddy complexion, light brown hair, hazel eyes.

????: TOL Hawkesbury.

July 1836: Leased land at Richmond, NSW.

1/4/1839: CP

1841 Census: At March Street, Richmond, NSW.

1846: NSW BDM: Thomas Death died aged 80??.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 14th March, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

D Wong on 14th March, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1779 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1846 (prev. 0000), occupation

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