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Thomas Hill

Thomas Hill, one of 1063 convicts transported on the Neptune, Scarborough and Surprize, December 1789

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Hill
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
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: Somerset Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Neptune, Scarborough and Surprize
Departure date: December, 1789
Arrival date: 26th June, 1790
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 1072 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 63 (33)
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

D Wong on 10th March, 2019 wrote:

7/4/1788 Salisbury and Winchester Journal Wiltshire, England:
At the assizes for Somerset, held at Taunton,
Thomas Hill for stealing five asses.

There were 3 Thomas Hills’ on Norfolk Island.  It is said that Thomas Hill from the Neptune formed a relationship with Elizabeth Thomas (Prince of Wales).

Elizabeth Thomas married William Connelly (Alexander) at St. Phillips Church 19/10/1788.
They were transferred to Norfolk Island on the ‘Sirius’ in March 1790.
William left Norfolk Island on the 26/10/1793 per ‘Surprise’, received a pardon and left for Bengal on the ‘Sugar Cane’.

Thomas Hill and Elizabeth had 2 children:
Mary Ann 28/11/1794
Eliza 13/8/1796.

Thomas Hill Left Norfolk Island in 1796.

Elizabeth then had a relationship with James Waterson (Albermarle).

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 10th March, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: m

D Wong on 10th March, 2019 made the following changes:


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