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Thomas Drake

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Drake
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Soldier/shoemaker
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Desertion from the army'
Convicted at: Court Martial Dublin
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Waterloo
Departure date: 18th December, 1830
Arrival date: 30th April, 1831
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 60 other convicts

References

Primary source: NSW Gov Records. Irish Convicts.
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Community Contributions

Dennis Nightingale on 14th June, 2015 wrote:

Born - Devon England. Single.

Dennis Nightingale on 14th June, 2015 wrote:

129879 Drake Thomas - Waterloo 1831.
AO NSW Principal Superintendent of convicts. Indents. Fiche No. 696 pp 1 - 52.
Shoemaker, bootmaker and soldier age 23 from Devonshire. Sentenced to Transportation for Life for desertion. Tried at a Dublin Court Martial 24 August 1830. Former convictions 500 lashes.

76580 Drake Thomas - Waterloo 1831. 
1834 30 June Maitland.
Aged 26. Application to marry Honor McDermott.

109214 Drake Thomas - Waterloo 1831. 
1837 Patrick Plains GRC.
Aged 27. Tried in Dublin. Assigned to R. Rodd.

Convict Changes History

Dennis Nightingale on 14th June, 2015 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: years, voyage, source: NSW Gov Records. Irish Convicts. (prev. ), firstname: Thomas, surname: Drake, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1808, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

Dennis Nightingale on 14th June, 2015 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, occupation, crime

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