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Thomas Hamlett

Thomas Hamlett, one of 277 convicts transported on the Belgravia, 04 April 1866

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Hamlett
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1827
Occupation: Boatman
Date of Death: 1893
Age: 66 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: Cheshire. Adjourned General Quarter Sessions Nether Knutsford
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Belgravia
Departure date: 4th April, 1866
Arrival date: 4th July, 1866
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 276 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/19, Page Number 137 (71)
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

Anonymous on 19th June, 2011 wrote:

Deported twice. Once stole 1 lb. sugar and 1 cwt. coal. Another time stole length rope. Died in Australia. Descended from Thomas Hamlett of Norley, Cheshire b. 1738 and Esther Grimsditch, daughter Job Grimsditch.

jillian lannie-Hamlett on 7th July, 2020 wrote:

born in over winsford cheshire uk

Convict Changes History

jillian lannie-Hamlett on 7th July, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1827 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1893 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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