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Thomas Evans, one of 294 convicts transported on the Blenheim, 23 March 1850
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Stafford. Stafford Quarter Sessions
23rd March, 1850
24th July, 1850
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land and Norfolk Island
Travelled with 306 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 204. Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
||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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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