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Thomas Ensor

Thomas Ensor, one of 160 convicts transported on the Thames, 27 July 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Ensor
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: 10th November, 1852
Age: 40 years

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: Poaching
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Thames
Departure date: 27th July, 1829
Arrival date: 21st November, 1829
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 135 (70)
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 9th September, 2014 wrote:

Thomas Endsor/Ensor was transported for Poaching with intent to kill.

Thomas was 5’4 ½” tall, dark complexion, black hair and whiskers, hazel eyes, inside left arm scarified from a burn.

3/2/1835 Colonial Times, Hobart:
Thomas Ensor charged with stealing a sheep,
the property of Michael Steel. Guilty ,. ’ sentence deferred.

The following sentences were then passed :Thomas Ensor, death recorded.
16/3/1835: At Port Arthur.

21/1/1840: At Bothwell
17/11/1843: TOL
20/1/1849: COF
9/6/1847: At Bothwell

8/11/1847: Married Mary Turner (Henry & Elizabeth) – they had 1 son Will Thomas or Thomas born 31/5/1848.

23/5/1852: Passenger Launceston to Melbourne per ‘Halcyon’

10/11/1852 The Courier, Hobart – Shipping News:
One passenger died on board the Olinda on herpassage from Melbourne to this port; name.
Thomas Ensor. Cause of death-old age and infirmity.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 9th September, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1812 (prev. 0000), date of death: 10th November, 1852 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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