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Thomas Duckworth

Thomas Duckworth, one of 158 convicts transported on the Eliza, 25 June 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Duckworth
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1791
Occupation: Publican
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Uttering forged notes
Convicted at: Lancaster Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Eliza
Departure date: 25th June, 1828
Arrival date: 18th November, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 157 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 422
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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D Wong on 5th April, 2020 wrote:

Gore’s Liverpool General Advertiser Lancashire, England
20 Mar 1828:
Thomas Duckworth, who was convicted a few days ago of uttering several forged 5l. and 1l. notes, was placed at the bar, as were James Dearden and Richard Jackson, convicted of the like offence. Sentence of death was recorded against them.
Thomas Duckworth, who had been convicted of uttering forged notes at Tottington, was placed at the bar, and sentence opf Death recorded.  It was intimated by the Judge that he would be sent out of the country.
A similar sentence was passed and intimation given in the cases of James Dearden and Richard Jackson.

No ships found for Dearden and Jackson.

Thomas Duckworth was listed as 37 years old on arrival.

Native Place: Lancashire.

Occupation: Publican and horse dealer.

Thomas was literate, married with 2 male children, 5’9½” tall, ruddy complexion, brown to grey hair, black eyes.

30/8/1842: TOL - Allowed to remian in the District of Goulburn.

30/5/1845: TOL Passport - Allowed to travel as Carrier between Liverpool and Yass for 12 months - Bungonia bench.

10/7/1848: CP

Peter Hinds on 10th June, 2020 wrote:

Thomas Duckworth was placed on board the Lucy Ann on 3 May 1830 bound for Norfolk Island (see The Campbelltown Convicts).

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 5th April, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1791 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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