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Thomas Ford

Thomas Ford, one of 160 convicts transported on the Sir Charles Forbes, 01 April 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Ford
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1803
Occupation: Weaver
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Somerset Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Sir Charles Forbes
Departure date: 1st April, 1830
Arrival date: 27th July, 1830
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 295 (150)
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

Donna Lavin on 3rd February, 2013 wrote:

The following information was obtained from the Tasmanian State Libary , thomas ford tried at somerset assizes on 11th january 1830 for
1.stealing a piece of sacking
2. 6 mths for poaching again
ford arrives per Sir Charles Forbes on 26 jul 1830
Offences and sentences in the colony
4.11 may 1832 breaking into house of W,Gunn on the night of sunday 6th instant .discharged no proof
5.3 oct 1833 refusing to go out to work .admonished .
5 ft 10 inches
age 26
complextion fair
whiskers long
wrinked eyebrows brown
eyes grey
married two children wife martha with her father joesph .

Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th June, 2021 wrote:

Appropriation Lists of Convicts
No; 406
Age; 26
Trade or calling; Cloth weaver


Convict Changes History

Donna Lavin on 3rd February, 2013 made the following changes:

occupation, crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 17th June, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1803 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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