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Thomas Fairmanner

Thomas Fairmanner, one of 180 convicts transported on the Medina, 19 April 1825

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Fairmanner
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing a horse
Convicted at: Surrey Special Session of Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Medina
Departure date: 19th April, 1825
Arrival date: 14th September, 1825
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 179 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 271 (137)
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

D Wong on 26th December, 2016 wrote:

Thomas Fairmanner was transported along with Henry Fairmanner (Minstrel 1825 NSW) his brother??
For ‘Stealing a Mare’.

Occupation: Horse Dealer.

Thomas was 23 years old on arrival, 5’ 11 1/4” tall, dark brown hair, grey eyes, single, high temples, scar near the left temple over the eyebrow under Jaw & lip projecting,  TF inside left arm Lisps in his speech.

20/10/1827: Grant/ Cruelty to his master’s horse - reprimanded.

1830-32 Muster: Assigned to Mr. James Grant.
1833 Muster: TOL
1835 Muster: TOL

20/12/1837: CP

13/12/1843: Permission to marry Margaret Kilduff (Hope 1842)
10/6/1844: Married at Hobart - Thomas was 33, a Drayman, Margaret 22, Spinster.
18/8/1847: Son Edward born/died 20/8/1847 - Thomas was a carter.
1849: Son Thomas born (also found listings for a William born in 1849 - so Thomas may have been William)—Thomas Snr., birthdate listed as 1811.

13/1/1852: CP extended to all colonies.

No deaths for any Fairmanner’s found in Tas., Vic., or SA.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 26th December, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1801 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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