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Thomas Evans, one of 299 convicts transported on the Susan, 21 April 1842
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
||Bristol Quarter Sessions
21st April, 1842
25th July, 1842
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 299 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 73 (38). 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 Bristol on 10 April 1840 for stealing needles. Previous convictions. 7yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Susan’ arriving 24 July 1842.
Aged 30yrs; single; trade - Hawker; fresh complexion; black hair; brown eyes (blind in left eyes, scars); Roman Catholic; can read & write.
Native place - Co. Sligo, Ireland.
Brother - Peter, living in north Wales.
Sisters - Margaret & Mary
6mths Probation Period. Station Gang - Bridgewater.
20 Feb 1846: Ticket of Leave
10 April 1847: Free by servitude
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 14th September, 2016 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 73 (38). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 73 (38