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Thomas Fuller

Thomas Fullar, one of 272 convicts transported on the Perseus and Coromandel, January 1802

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Fuller
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1771
Occupation: Farmer
Date of Death: 31st August, 1853
Age: 82 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing a sheep
Convicted at: Sussex Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Perseus and Coromandel
Departure date: January, 1802
Arrival date: 14th August, 1802
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 251 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 312
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

Lee Fuller on 10th May, 2013 wrote:

Thomas Fuller
Convicted of stealing a weather sheep of Henry Hyland in Ewhurst, Sussex, England in 1801. Sentenced to Death by Hanging, changed to Life in NSW.
Worked as a Carter in Parramatta, NSW. Married (unable to find Marriage) fellow Convict Mary Robinson and had one Son, Thomas Fuller Jnr B. Parramatta Oct 1809. Baptised by Samuel Marsden, St. John’s Parramatta.

Thomas Fuller Snr received a Conditional Pardon in Feb 1812.

Thomas Fuller Snr received a grant of land around 1820 in Castle Hill/Dural area where, family became Orchadisits. 

Thomas Fuller Snr D. 31 Aug 1853 Age listed as 94 yrs. Buried at St. John’s, Parramatta.

Convict Changes History

Lee Fuller on 10th May, 2013 made the following changes:

surname Fuller (prev. Fullar), gender, occupation, crime

Lee Fuller on 21st April, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1771 (prev. 0000), date of death: 31st August, 1853 (prev. 0000)

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