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Thomas Evans

Thomas Evans, one of 184 convicts transported on the Phoenix, November 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Evans
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1805
Occupation: Milkman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Pickpocket
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Phoenix
Departure date: November, 1821
Arrival date: 20th May, 1822
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 183 other convicts


Primary source: https://linctas.ent.sirsidynix.net.au/client/en_AU/names/search/detailnonmodal/ent:$002f$002fNAME_INDEXES$002f0$002fNAME_INDEXES:1390887/one
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 16th July, 2016 wrote:

Thomas Evans was convicted at Middlesex, London on 13 Sept 1820 for picking pockets. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land per the ‘Phoenix’ arriving 1822.

Aged 17; milkboy; native place - London

Mother at Bedfordbury - a milkwoman.

VDL: some misconduct but on a Ticket of Leave by 1830.

Convict Changes History

Tracey Asteroid on 22nd April, 2016 made the following changes:

term: 7 years (prev. 14 years), source: https://linctas.ent.sirsidynix.net.au/client/en_AU/names/search/detailnonmodal/ent:$002f$002fNAME_INDEXES$002f0$002fNAME_INDEXES:1390887/one (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piec

Nell Murphy on 16th July, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1805 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

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