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Thomas Evans

Thomas Evans, one of 168 convicts transported on the Red Rover, 21 October 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Evans
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: Dyer
Date of Death: 5th December, 1831
Age: 24 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Gloucester Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Red Rover
Departure date: 21st October, 1830
Arrival date: 26th March, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 167 other convicts


Primary source: https://linctas.ent.sirsidynix.net.au/client/en_AU/names/search/detailnonmodal/ent:$002f$002fNAME_INDEXES$002f0$002fNAME_INDEXES:1390894/one
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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Tracey Asteroid on 22nd April, 2016 wrote:

Pardoned in 1850

Probable match for this news article: http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/2953457?searchTerm=“Thomas Evans”&searchLimits=dateFrom=1803-01-01|||dateTo=1842-12-31|||l-state=Tasmania

Nell Murphy on 14th September, 2016 wrote:

This Thomas EVANS, transported per ‘Red Rover’ 1830 died, in the Launceston hospital, on 5 Dec 1831, aged 24yrs. Servant to Rev. B.Claiburn. Launceston District. (ref: NAME_INDEXES:1178174. Tas Archives).

Convict Changes History

Tracey Asteroid on 22nd April, 2016 made the following changes:

source: https://linctas.ent.sirsidynix.net.au/client/en_AU/names/search/detailnonmodal/ent:$002f$002fNAME_INDEXES$002f0$002fNAME_INDEXES:1390894/one (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 523

Nell Murphy on 14th September, 2016 made the following changes:

date of death: 5th December, 1831 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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