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Thomas Hart

Thomas Hart, one of 200 convicts transported on the Fortune, November 1812

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Hart
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Chester Session of Pleas
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Fortune
Departure date: November, 1812
Arrival date: 11th June, 1813
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 81 (42); Chester Chronicle 28 Feb 1812, p3;
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

Robin Sharkey on 3rd September, 2021 wrote:

Chester Chronicle 28 Feb 1812,p.3
Last week, Thomas Hart, James Brookes, and William Burton, from Stockport, were committed to our Castle the two charged with highway robbery; the latter with stealing ten one pound Bank of England notes ...

Chester Chronicle 27 March 1812, - p 4
The following is the list of prisoners message now stands for trial at RNS Ewing assizes to commence on Tuesday week. We are happy to say that the calendar is not black and with any of the vicious crimes which have stained those of the neighbouring counties:
Thomas Hart, highway robbery
Samuel Midworth, sheep stealing.

Convict Changes History

Robin Sharkey on 3rd September, 2021 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 81 (42); Chester Chronicle 28 Feb 1812, p3; (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 81 (

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