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Thomas Evans, one of 279 convicts transported on the Gilmore, 03 October 1838
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 Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 345 (174). 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 Monmouth, Wales on 22 March 1838 for forgery - a bill of exchange for 20 pounds, at a bank. Life sentence. Gaol Report - good, industrious, sober, respectable connections.
Hulk Report: Good. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Gilmore’ arriving 22 Jan 1839.
Married man - wife Susan, at native place.
Two (2) children.
Aged 60yrs; a shoemaker; 5’9”. Native place - Wales.
Brother - Samuel, transported to Sydney, Australia 21 yrs ago, on a 14yr sentence.
Assignments in Colony.
29 April 1839: at Presnell - misconduct. 14 days on Tread Wheel.
14 May 1839: at Presnell - laziness & misconduct. Hard labour 2 mths.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 14th September, 2016 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 345 (174). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 345