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Thomas Harris

Thomas Harris, one of 176 convicts transported on the Mary, 28 August 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Harris
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1792
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 28th April, 1837
Age: 45 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 Life

Crime: Felony
Convicted at: Cornwall Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Mary
Departure date: 28th August, 1821
Arrival date: 23rd January, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 175 other convicts

References

Primary source: UK Prison Hulk Register (Leviathan, HO9/8). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 93 (48). NSW State Records, Convict Index [4/4100; Reel 923][4/4549; Reel 690 Page 099]
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

Iris Dunne on 23rd February, 2017 wrote:

28 January 1822 - On list of convicts landed from the “Mary” and forwarded to Minto for distribution (Reel 6008; 4/3504A p.359)
6 July 1822 - Application from J Brabyn to have Harris assigned to him (Reel 6055; 4/1761 p.7)
1823 - On list of convicts in the employ of William H Hovell of Upper Minto (Fiche 3065; 4/1834B No.146 p.887)
15 November 1823 : 1824 May 24 - On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D pp.57, 58)
24 November 1828 - Married Emmaline (Emaline) Clegg in St. James, NSW - NSW BDM 4415/1828 V18284415 3B and 759/1828 V1828759 12.  Emmaline came free
1829 Had 2 sons, Henry and Thomas
1835 - TOL - 35/920, District Penrith
28 April 1837 - Convict Death Register, age 45, District: Sydney. J.Mitchell
NSW BDM 2192/1837 V18372192 21 - age 45, no parents recorded

Iris Dunne on 26th February, 2019 wrote:

Prison Hulk ship Leviathan moored at Portmouth, aged 29, Estimated birth year abt.1792, Date Received 24 May 1821, Date Convicted 24 Mar.1821 in Launceston, Cornwall, Offence: Felony, Sentence Life, How disposed of: NSW 22 Aug. 1821

Ticket of Leave No.35/920 dated 3 November 1835, Ship Mary 2, Year 1822, Trial Cornwall Assizes 24 March 1821 - Written across TOL - Cancelled per letter 39/746 dated 23 September 1839 for [?] to attend at the Quarterly Muster T of L torn up

Convict Changes History

Iris Dunne on 23rd February, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 93 (48). NSW State Records, Convict Index [4/4100; Reel 923][4/4549; Reel 690 Page 099] (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Cl

Iris Dunne on 26th February, 2019 made the following changes:

source: UK Prison Hulk Register (Leviathan, HO9/8). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 93 (48). NSW State Records, Convict Index [4/4100; Reel 923][4/4549; Reel 690 Page 099] (prev. Australian

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