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Thomas Hesketh

Thomas Hesketh, one of 300 convicts transported on the Baring, December 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Hesketh
Aliases: Thomas Heathcott
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Painter & glazier
Date of Death: 1823
Age: 23 years

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 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Baring
Departure date: December, 1818
Arrival date: 26th June, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 301 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 126
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 4th September, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
Age; 18
Native Place; Liverpool
Trade or calling; House Painter
Trial; 3 August 1818
Height; 5 ft. 4 1/2 in
Eyes; Hazel
Hair; Brown
Completion; Fair Pale

Penny-Lyn Beale on 4th September, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters.

Year - 1822. Name; Thomas Heathcott. **
Class; Convict
Ship; Baring - 7 years
Remarks\Assigned; Gov. Painter - Sydney

Year - 1825
Name; Thomas Heathcott **
Age; -
Class; F. S.
Ship; Baring - 1819 - 7 years
Remarks\Assigned; DIED - April 1823

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 4th September, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

Penny-Lyn Beale on 4th September, 2021 made the following changes:

alias1: Thomas Heathcott, date of death: 1823 (prev. 0000)

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