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Thomas Farrall

Thomas Farrall, one of 150 convicts transported on the Caledonia, 19 June 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Farrall
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1786
Occupation: Engraver
Date of Death: 8th June, 1853
Age: 67 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Chester Session of Pleas
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Caledonia
Departure date: 19th June, 1822
Arrival date: 6th November, 1822
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 149 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 170
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 2nd October, 2012 wrote:

Thomas was 35 years old on arrival. His occupation was a copperplate engraver.  He was married, his wife was at Frodsham, Cheshire, his native place.

Thomas was pockpitted, grey eyes, brown to grey hair, 5’5 1/4” tall.

1830 Muster: Assigned to A F Kemp
1832 Muster: TOL
222/9/1832: CP

8/6/1853: Thomas died at Impression Bay.

Maureen Withey on 31st January, 2021 wrote:

Chester Spring Assizes.
George Lightfoot, aged 32, William Davenport, aged 21, labourers, Thomas Farrall, aged 48, all from for breaking open the dwelling-house of Davies, of Frodsham, and stealing therefrom quantity of cotton velveteen, printed cotton, silk-handkerchiefs, and other articles. — Guilty.—Lightfoot and Davenport, DEATH.—Farrall, transported 14 years.
Chester Courant, 23 April 1822.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 2nd October, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1786, date of death 8th June, 1853, gender, occupation, crime

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