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Thomas Harrison, one of 31 convicts transported on the Gorgon, February 1791
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||York (East Riding) Quarter Sessions
21st September, 1791
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 30 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 154
||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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Denis Pember on 21st December, 2016 wrote:
## Only mention located in 1800-1802 Muster:
[Ref AA141 page 7] Thomas Harrison, 3 pigs, 2 sheep, 1 goat, 8 acres wheat, 4 acres maize to be planted. On stores, Woman on Stores, 1 child on stores. Rents a farm at Prospect.
The woman would be his wife Mary (no details) and the child would be their daughter Sarah, born 27th December 1798.
No further mention located in Muster records.
IN later life, Sarah married Robert Taylor (Convict, 1814, “Somersetshire”) in 1815. These two and their family are recorded in the 1828 Census.
Convict Changes History
Denis Pember on 21st December, 2016 made the following changes: