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Thomas Fowler, one of 140 convicts transported on the Dick, 02 October 1820
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 51 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 404
||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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Maureen Withey on 18th April, 2021 wrote:
Natioanl Archives. Criminal Petitions.
HO 17/67/91820 Mar 1 - 1826 Mar 31
1 individual petition (Mary Ann Fowler the wife of the prisoner of Plumstead in the county of Kent ) and 2 collective petitions (22 inhabitants of Plumstead and 5 inhabitants of Plumstead confirming Mary Ann Fowler’s good character)on behalf of Thomas Fowler, master baker, convicted at the Kent Lent Assizes in March 1820 of passing forged notes. Grounds for clemency: Good and honest character. Kind and affectionate husband. Wife and 5 children were reduced to the workhouse. Truly sorry and repentant. Convict’s wife’s father will help with a job when he returns. Initial sentence 14 years’ transportation. Annotated: ‘Nil’. ML9
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 18th April, 2021 made the following changes:
gender: m, occupation, crime