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Thomas Holborn

Thomas Holborn, one of 204 convicts transported on the Phoenix, 29 March 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Holborn
Aliases: Holbraw
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 27th June, 1826
Age: 22 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Breaking and entering and stealing
Convicted at: Nottingham, Newark upon Trent Session of Peace and Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Phoenix
Departure date: 29th March, 1824
Arrival date: 21st July, 1824
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 203 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 133 (68)
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 29th August, 2018 wrote:

Thomas Holborn was transported for
‘burglariously entering the Black Bull public- house, at Glemsford, and stealing upwards of 20/. in notes and cash’.

Gaol Report: A most vicious band and notorious character and has repeatedly threatened the life of the Gaoler and turnkey.

Father in law a farmer.
Brother and sister living 4 miles from Boston.

Thomas was apprenticed to Thos ??? and last lived at Newark.  He was single.

Assigned to the Public Works on arrival.

22/11/1824: Hospital/absent from the hospital without leave - 25 lashes.

27/6/1826: Thomas Holborn died at the Hospital, Hobart Town, aged 22.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 29th August, 2018 made the following changes:

alias1: Holbraw, date of birth: 1804 (prev. 0000), date of death: 27th June, 1826 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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