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Thomas Hallas

Thomas Hallas, one of 176 convicts transported on the Lord Melville, 29 May 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Hallas
Aliases: Hillas, Ellis
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 7th February, 1804
Occupation: Miner
Date of Death: 22nd December, 1851
Age: 47 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: Fraud
Convicted at: York (West Riding) Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lord Melville
Departure date: 29th May, 1830
Arrival date: 21st October, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 175 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 380
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

Geoff Thomas on 27th January, 2018 wrote:

He left behind a wife Sarah and 3 children in Beighton, Derbyshire. Granted freedom on 18 November 1837, he proceeded to marry Isabella Stuart on 17 April 1837. This union produced a further 3 children.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 16th February, 2012 made the following changes:

gender m

Geoff Thomas on 27th January, 2018 made the following changes:

alias1: Hillas, alias2: Ellis, date of birth: 7th February, 1804 (prev. 0000), date of death: 22nd December, 1851 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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