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Thomas Haywood

Thomas Haywood, one of 220 convicts transported on the George the Third, 12 December 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Haywood
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 3rd February, 1884
Age: 73 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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Warwick Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: George the Third
Departure date: 12th December, 1834
Arrival date: 12th March, 1835
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 219 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 493 (248). Tasmanian Archives - Convicts. Conduct record pg 109; Indent pg 215. Hobart Town Courier & Gazette 5 Jun 1840
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

Wendy McLennan on 26th May, 2013 wrote:

Possibly this Thomas is a brother of Charles Haywood York 1832. Not proven.  Would be pleased to hear from other researchers.

Carol Axton-Thompson on 27th May, 2013 wrote:

Thomas Haywood was convicted at Warwick on 14/10/1833 for stealing 6 ducks. (previous offence for stealing ducks). 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemens Land (Tasmania) on the ‘George the Third’ arriving 14/04/1835. Ship Surgeon’s Report: Good.

Single man; 5’9”; labourer; Native Place - Birmingham; dk brown hair; dk blue eyes; pale complexion, freckles; ring on middle finger.
(No record of parents or siblings on Indent.)

Various assignments: 1827 - Eddie.
Some records of misconduct.

Ticket of Leave 27/05/1840

Free Certificate 15(or 25)/07/1840

Carol Axton-Thompson on 27th May, 2013 wrote:

Ticket of Leave gazetted 27/05/1840 - ref. newspaper 5 Jun 1840.

Convict Changes History

Wendy McLennan on 26th May, 2013 made the following changes:


Carol Axton-Thompson on 27th May, 2013 made the following changes:

source, date of birth 1814, occupation, crime

Carol Axton-Thompson on 27th May, 2013 made the following changes:


Wendy McLennan on 4th May, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1811 (prev. 1814), date of death: 3rd February, 1884 (prev. 0000)

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