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Thomas Glaves

Thomas Glaves, one of 200 convicts transported on the England, 31 March 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Glaves
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1792
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 26th December, 1866
Age: 74 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing a watch
Convicted at: York, West Riding Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: England
Departure date: 31st March, 1832
Arrival date: 18th July, 1832
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 298
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

D Wong on 23rd September, 2017 wrote:

Thomas Glaves was 37 years old on arrival in VDL - he was transported for ‘Stealing a silver watch &c’.

Previous convictions: Stealing 2 Pecks of Oats Once for Stealing Coal one month for Fowls 12 Months.

Thomas was 5’3” tall, dark complexion, black hair, grey eyes, large protuberance of flesh centre of forehead.
Married: Wife Sarah at Ecclesfield, 2 children.

1833-35 Musters: In hospital.

1836: TOL

26/12/1866: Thomas died of ‘Ambustis’ (a burn or scald) aged 74, a Labourer. Registered at Launceston.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 23rd September, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1792 (prev. 0000), date of death: 26th December, 1866 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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