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Thomas Hustler

Thomas Husher, one of 286 convicts transported on the Lady Nugent, 12 July 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Hustler
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1814
Occupation: Carter
Date of Death: 1874
Age: 60 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: York. West Riding Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lady Nugent
Departure date: 12th July, 1836
Arrival date: 12th November, 1836
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 285 other convicts

References

Primary source: Thomas Hustler Convict details (Tasmanian Govt Library LINC), England & Wales, Crime, Prisons & Punishment, 1770-1935 Page number 88 Transcriptions [FindMyPast]: Tasmania Convict records 1800-1893 Index number: 35334 Record ID:NAME_INDEXES:1404349
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

aldo penbrook on 2nd October, 2017 wrote:

VDL 1848 Census he lived/worked as a servant,Davy St, Hobart Town. In 1853 he worked a quartz reef mining claim on Sandhurst [Bendigo] Goldfield. His name was given to the world famous Hustlers [gold] Reef - the name survives to this day as Hustlers Reef Reserve, Bendigo

Nell Murphy on 2nd October, 2017 wrote:

Thomas HUSTLER was convicted at West Riding, York, England on 6 Jan 1836 for stealing from the person - highway robbery. Previously convicted. Gaol Report ” idle, drunken, profligate, bad character connected with the worst of thieves, bad disposition”. Hulk Report: “orderly”. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Lady Nugent’ arriving 12 Nov 1836.

Single man;
Native place: near Bradford, England .

Assignments in the Colony.
1837 a Watchman - charged with being asleep at his post. Reprimanded.
Several other records of misconduct.
Ticket of Leave granted.
Free Certificate issued 1843, W83.

In 1848 there is a Census record for a Thomas Hustler in Davey St. Hobart.

Convict Changes History

aldo penbrook on 2nd October, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Thomas Hustler Convict details (Tasmanian Govt Library LINC), England & Wales, Crime, Prisons & Punishment, 1770-1935 Page number 88 Transcriptions [FindMyPast]: Tasmania Convict records 1800-1893 Index number: 35334 Record ID:NAME_INDEXES:1404349

Nell Murphy on 2nd October, 2017 made the following changes:

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