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Thomas Haywood

Thomas Haywood, one of 269 convicts transported on the Layton, 26 August 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Haywood
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1815
Occupation: Groom
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Stafford Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Layton
Departure date: 26th August, 1835
Arrival date: 10th December, 1835
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 270 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 131 (68). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. Conduct record pg 142; Indent pg 93.
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

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

Thomas Haywood was convicted at Stafford on 15/10/1834 for stealing tools and other articles.
Gaol Report: Bad. Surgeon’s Report: Orderly.
Transported to Van Diemens Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Layton 11’ arriving 10 Dec 1835.

Single man; aged 20yrs; Native Place: Bilston; Hazel eyes; lt brown hair; dimpled chin; 5’8”; groom.
(No recordings of parents of siblings.)

Various assignments: 1835 Gatenby; 1836 Owen; 1841 Murdoch.

Some records of misconduct.

Ticket of Leave

Free Certificate 1842

Convict Changes History

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

source, date of birth 1815, gender, occupation, crime

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