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Thomas Howes

Thomas Howes, one of 184 convicts transported on the Phoenix, November 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Howes
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1832
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Stafford Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Phoenix
Departure date: November, 1821
Arrival date: 20th May, 1822
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 183 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 117 (60). Tasmanian Archives - convict conduct record pg 143
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 3rd December, 2013 wrote:

Thomas Howes was convicted of sheep stealing at Stafford on 15/03/1821. Life sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land on the ‘Phoenix’.

Gaol Report: Good
Hulk Report: Good
Native Place of birth: Tamworth
Last worked for W. Bingley at native place.

Assignments in Colony.
Died in the service of M. Riseley 1832.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 3rd December, 2013 made the following changes:

source, date of death 1832, gender, crime

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