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Thomas Hudson, one of 369 convicts transported on the Dromedary, 11 September 1819
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||28th January, 1825
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Suffolk, Ipswich Town and Borough Session of Peace and Gaol Delivery
11th September, 1819
10th January, 1820
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 369 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 214. Tasmanian Archives - convict conduct record. Newspapers online.
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 3rd December, 2013 wrote:
Thomas Hudson was transported to Van Diemen’s Land on the ‘Dromedary’ arriving 1819. 7yr sentnece.
10/8/1820: Assigned to Mr. Brown - insolent to Master. Hard labour in gaol gang 1mth.
14/9/1820: Abscond, running to woods. Attack dwelling house of Mr. Henderson, firing and wounding him. 100 lashes and transfer to Macquarie Harbour for remainder of sentence.
Execution at Macquarie Harbour.—On the 16th instant Thomas Hudson, Francis Oats and William Allen, who had severally been found guilty of murder under most abhor- rent circumstances, underwent the awful sentence which heaven and earth pronounce for their offence, at the penal Settlement, Macquarie Harbour. The behaviour of Hudson was penitent and manly, but we are sorry to add, that his fellow culprits and sufferers displayed to the last,an apathy of conscience quite incorrigible. (Hobart Town Gazette 25 Feb 1825)
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 3rd December, 2013 made the following changes:
source, date of death 28th January, 1825, gender