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Thomas Greenhalgh

Thomas Greenhalgh, one of 240 convicts transported on the Emily, 25 June 1842

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Greenhalgh
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1817
Occupation: Shoemaker
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 10 years

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Lancaster, Salford General Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Emily
Departure date: 25th June, 1842
Arrival date: 24th November, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 239 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 127 (65)Tasmanaian (Government Archives, CON 14-1-7 image 94 of 298 on Ancestry)
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

Robin Sharkey on 31st May, 2016 wrote:

THOMAS Greenhalgh, tried Lancaster, SALFORD Gaol Delivery on 23 May 1842. Then aged 25 yrs. Tried with James Wild (Who was transported one year later on “Forfarshire’ - see separate entry).
Per Ship indent:
Transported for ten years for “burglary and stealing 3/-”
Prosecutor was Abraham Wild and “James Wild -transported for this offence - was nephew to my prosecutor”
[Prior offences]  3 or 4 times for keeping a disorderly house; for assaults;  3 months, - 1 month - 6 days -  7 weeks & discharged for highway robbery.
Surgeon’s Report - Well behaved.
Remarks - 3 brothers - John, James, William, all Rochdale
One sister - Mary Anne (ditto)
5ft 6 inches, 25 years old. Protestant. Single.  “No” to read or write.  Trade - Shoemaker;  Native Place - Mildrew (??)

Was transported on 25 June 1842, only one month after trial.
UKCriminal Register, for Lancaster, Salford GD 23 May 1842, age 25. tried for burglary (listed immediately under James Wild), Sentence - transported for ten years.

Ticket of Leave for Thomas Greenhalgh per “Emily’” delivered in Augustt 1818 - per Launceston Examiner dated 5/8/1848, page 8

Convict Changes History

Robin Sharkey on 31st May, 2016 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 127 (65)Tasmanaian (Government Archives, CON 14-1-7 image 94 of 298 on Ancestry) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and

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