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Thomas Evans

Thomas Evans, one of 200 convicts transported on the Surrey, 13 July 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Evans
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1805
Occupation: Ag lab
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 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Monmouth Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Surrey or Surry
Departure date: 13th July, 1829
Arrival date: 14th December, 1829
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts

References

Primary source: https://linctas.ent.sirsidynix.net.au/client/en_AU/names/search/detailnonmodal/ent:$002f$002fNAME_INDEXES$002f0$002fNAME_INDEXES:1390891/one. https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON23-1-1 pg 212-242.
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

Nell Murphy on 16th July, 2016 wrote:

n.b. There are two Thomas Evans on this voyage of the Surrey 1829. This Thomas is noted by ‘Identifier 2’, convicted at Monmouth.

Thomas Evans convicted for stealing two watches from a shop. 14 yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Surrey’ 1829.

Single man; aged 24yrs; farm labourer& foundry man; 5’7 1/2”.
Native place of birth: Carmarthen, Wales.

It is noted, March 1830 that whilst a Constable of Police, at New Norfolk, he was drunk whilst on duty. Several other notes of misconduct and punishments.
Pardon granted
Free Certificate no. 549 1843

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:1390891/one (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 119

Nell Murphy on 16th July, 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:1390891/one. https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON23-1-1 pg 212-242. (prev. https://linctas.ent.sirsidynix.net.au/client/en_AU/

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