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Thomas Grimsey

Thomas Grimsey, one of 150 convicts transported on the Sesostris, 23 November 1825

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Grimsey
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Suffolk Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Sesostris
Departure date: 23rd November, 1825
Arrival date: 21st March, 1826
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 150 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 310
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

Maureen Withey on 24th August, 2020 wrote:

Thomas Grimsey, aged 21, and John Mann, aged 27, were indicted for a highway robbery on the person of John Raynham, of Kersey. Sarah Barnes, one of the persons concerned in this offence, was convicted at the Lent Assizes, and sentenced to be transported for life.
Bury and Norwich Post, 3 Aug 1825.

Yesterday (Tuesday) four convicts were removed from our Gaol to be put on board the Leviathan hulk, lying in Portsmouth harbour, namely, Wm. Barton, Thomas Cooper Firman, and Thomas Grimsey, to be transported for life; and Wm. Gill, for 14 years.
Bury and Norwich Post, 7 Sept 1825.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 24th August, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m

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