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Thomas Fowler

Thomas Fowler, one of 140 convicts transported on the Dick, 02 October 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Fowler
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Baker
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 14 years

Crime: Passing forged notes
Convicted at: Kent Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Dick
Departure date: 2nd October, 1820
Arrival date: 12th March, 1821
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 140 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 404
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

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

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