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Thomas Digger, one of 305 convicts transported on the Maitland, 19 March 1840
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||Turner and filer
|Date of Death:
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 161 (82)
||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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D Wong on 7th October, 2012 wrote:
27/11/1837: Tried along with William Collins(17 years old and transported for 10 years) for pocketpicking - Thomas was imprisoned for 6 months.
12/8/1839: Aged 19, Thomas was again tried for pocketpicking, stealing 1 handkerchief, value 2s., the goods of Matthew Tester, from his person - Guilty and transported.
1845: TOL Penrith Bench.
28/3/1848: TOL Passport Penrith Bench.
23/10/1848: TOL Passport Penrith Bench.
1850: Thomas died aged 27.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 7th October, 2012 made the following changes:
date of death 1850, gender, crime
D Wong on 22nd October, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1820 (prev. 0000), occupation