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Thomas Dunn

Thomas Dunn, one of 136 convicts transported on the Prince of Orange, 22 July 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Dunn
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1766
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Salop Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Prince of Orange
Departure date: 1st April, 1822
Arrival date: 23rd July, 1822
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 135 other convicts

References

Primary source: UK Prison Hulk Registers HO9/4. NSW Convict Lists (HO10/18 & HO10/46). Tasmanian Libraries. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 141 (72)
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

Iris Dunne on 18th May, 2020 wrote:

UK Prison Hulk ship Justitia moored at Woolwich, received 13 Nov. 1821, convicted 15 Oct. 1821 in Shrewsbury, aged 55, Offence Stealing Poultry, Transferred 16 Mar. 1822

Transportation Registers: convicted 15 Oct. 1821 in Shropshire

Conduct Record: Tried 23 Aug. 1821, Transported for Highway Robbery, Sentence Life, Conditional Pardon No.1473 dated 17 Oct. 1837
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON31-1-9$init=CON31-1-9p98

1822 Convict List - Invalid

1826 Convict Musters - Invalided

** Unsure of initial crime, Highway Robbery or Stealing Poultry, though Sentence was life so possibly Highway Robbery is correct but he was given a pardon early in 1837. Needs more research.

Convict Changes History

Iris Dunne on 18th May, 2020 made the following changes:

term: 99 years (prev. 7 years), source: UK Prison Hulk Registers HO9/4. NSW Convict Lists (HO10/18 & HO10/46). Tasmanian Libraries. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 141 (72) (prev. Australian

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