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Thomas Evans, one of 200 convicts transported on the John, 09 October 1830
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Chester Quarter Session
9th October, 1830
28th January, 1831
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 199 other convicts
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Tracey Asteroid on 22nd April, 2016 wrote:
Stealing carpenter’s tools. Left wife and four children behind in England.
Believe that this is also the Thomas Evans taken hostage by Chief District Constable Furlong, and forced to pilot the vessel “Independent” (belonging to his Master Charles Meredith), in search of bush rangers in 1834.
(This Thomas Evans was the only seaman/boatman in service to the crown in 1834).
Convict Changes History
Tracey Asteroid on 22nd April, 2016 made the following changes: