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Thomas Ford

Thomas Ford, one of 192 convicts transported on the Albion, 29 May 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Ford
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: Butcher
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Receiving
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Albion
Departure date: 29th May, 1828
Arrival date: 3rd November, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 407(205)
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 7th March, 2019 wrote:

Thomas Ford was 21 years old on arrival.
He was Illiterate, Protestant, single, 5’3½” tall, fresh complexion, dark brown hair and eyes.

Occupation: Butcher/Groom

Assigned to Robert Crawford at Prospect.

1837: TOL Parramatta
1837: Bank Warrant
2/5/1839: TOL Passport.
20/3/1840: TOL Passport.

2/2/1844: COF

C1839: Permission to marry Catherine Grey - she was 35 and Came Free, Thomas was 32 and had a TOL.

1839: Marriage registered on the NSW BDM, (Catherine listed as GUY) married at St. James, Sydney.
Possible child: Thomas born 1841.

D Wong on 7th March, 2019 wrote:

9/4/1828 Leicester Herald Leicestershire, England:
WARWICK BANK NOTES- THOMAS FORD, a stout well-dressed young man, 21 years of age, was arraigned and aafterwards tried for having at Birmingham on the 28th of January Last, feloniously received certain promissory notes for the payment of five and ten pounds each, the property of Messrs. Whitehead, Weston, Greenway and Greaves, bankers of Warwick ; the said promissory notes having been before feloniously stolen by some unknown person, he, the siad Thomas Ford, at the time of receiving the said notes, then and there well knowing the same to have been feloniously stolen.

Father: James, a cattle dealer.
Sister: Ann

Convict Changes History

Sam Ford on 7th March, 2019 made the following changes:


D Wong on 7th March, 2019 made the following changes:


D Wong on 7th March, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1807 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

D Wong on 7th March, 2019 made the following changes:


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