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Thomas Evans

Thomas Evans, one of 294 convicts transported on the Blenheim, 23 March 1850

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Evans
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Miner
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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Stafford. Stafford Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Blenheim
Departure date: 23rd March, 1850
Arrival date: 24th July, 1850
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land and Norfolk Island
Passenger manifest Travelled with 306 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 204. Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
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 14th September, 2016 wrote:

Thomas EVANS was convicted at Stafford on 8 March 1848 for stealing meat. Previous offences. 7yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Blenheim’ arriving 29 July 1850.

Aged 23yrs; trade - miner; married man, 1 child; Church of England; can read & write; 5’5”; ring on left hand.
Native place - Chesire, England.
Mother - Elizabeth, at native place.
Stated he was single and had never lived with any woman. No one came to see him in gaol.

Assignments in Colony. Clear Conduct Record.

1852: at Swansea, east coast.

1859: Ticket of Leave

Convict Changes History

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

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 204. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 204), gend

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