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Thomas French

Thomas French, one of 190 convicts transported on the Asia, 03 September 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas French
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1796
Occupation: Wheelwright
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 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 3rd September, 1820
Arrival date: 28th December, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 379 (191)
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

Terri Searle on 13th April, 2017 wrote:

He was sent to the prison hulk Bellapheron after trial staying there until he was transported.

D Wong on 15th April, 2017 wrote:

Colonial Secretary Papers:
FRENCH, Thomas. Per “Asia”, 1820

1825 Jan 25:  Servant of John Harris of Melville; attestation as to his character for a ticket of leave (Reel 6027; 4/1716.2 p.97)

7/2/1825: TOL, Melville - born Leicester 1796, Wheelwright.
2/8/1834: COF

Convict Changes History

Terri Searle on 13th April, 2017 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation, crime

D Wong on 15th April, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1796 (prev. 0000)

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