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Thomas (the Elder) Hatley

Thomas Hatley (The elder), one of 260 convicts transported on the Asia, 12 April 1841

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas (the Elder) Hatley
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1803
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 14 years

Crime: Stealing potatoes
Convicted at: Essex Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 12th April, 1841
Arrival date: 21st August, 1841
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 258 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 298
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

Lorraine Macdonald on 18th September, 2015 wrote:

As he took his two sons with him when stealing he was given 7 years for leading each son astray & they were spared transportation

Convict Changes History

Lorraine Macdonald on 18th September, 2015 made the following changes:

firstname: Thomas (the Elder) (prev. Thomas (The elder)), date of birth: 1803 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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