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Thomas Dee

Thomas Dee, one of 280 convicts transported on the Aboukir, 24 December 1851

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Dee
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Shoe & bootmaker
Date of Death: 6th June, 1915
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing chickens
Convicted at: Gloucester, Gloucester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Aboukir
Departure date: 24th December, 1851
Arrival date: 20th February, 1852
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land and Norfolk Island. [These convicts appear to have all landed in Van Diemen's Land]
Passenger manifest Travelled with 279 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 299 (152)
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

James Howe on 23rd October, 2014 wrote:

Was married twice, and later became a Potter in Launceston. Moved to Melbourne in the late 1900s. Had a large family & he was a Great GrandFather of mine.

Convict Changes History

James Howe on 23rd October, 2014 made the following changes:

date of death: 6th June, 1916 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

James Howe on 22nd April, 2015 made the following changes:

date of death: 6th June, 1915 (prev. 6th June, 1916), crime

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