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Thomas Greenhalgh, one of 240 convicts transported on the Emily, 25 June 1842
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Lancaster, Salford General Sessions
25th June, 1842
24th November, 1842
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 239 other convicts
||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)
||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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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