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Thomas Glaves

Thomas Glaves, one of 1063 convicts transported on the Neptune, Scarborough and Surprize, December 1789

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Glaves
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1753
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1836
Age: 83 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 Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Neptune, Scarborough and Surprize
Departure date: December, 1789
Arrival date: 26th June, 1790
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 1072 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 54
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, for a highway robbery and stealing goods, value 4/-, property of John McDonald. Recommendation: transportation for life.

Thomas was on the ‘Scarborough’.

4/6/1803: CP

Colonial Secretary Papers:
GLAVES, Thomas. Per “Scarborough”; constable at Windsor

1811 Feb 25: Boat purchased from Thomas Gilberthorpe at an auction by John Howe at Windsor (Reel 6040; ML C197 p.22)

1816 Nov 16:  On list of persons who came as convicts and who claimed they were free at the last General Muster, without supporting documentation (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.285)

1820 May 4:  Constable at Government House, Windsor (Reel 6049; 4/1744 p.321)

1823 Mar 4:  Enquiry to Bench of Magistrates, Windsor, re name of constable succeeded by (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.396). Reply, 24 Mar (Reel 6057; 4/1768 p.10a)

1825 Jan 6, Jul 5:  Watchman at Government House, Windsor. On returns of constables doing duty at Windsor & the Districts of the Hawkesbury (Reel 6062, 4/1783 p.81a; Fiche 3302, 4/7419.1 p.18)

No marriage found.

1836: NSW BDM - GLAVES THOMAS 145/1836 V1836145 20 AGE 83.

Convict Changes History

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

date of birth: 1753 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1836 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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