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Thomas Huxley

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

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Huxley
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1st March, 1808
Occupation: Butcher
Date of Death: 10th March, 1859
Age: 51 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Felony
Convicted at: Kent Quarter Sessions
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 128
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

Sandra Sampson on 15th January, 2020 wrote:

Married another convict Hannah Brown 31/7/1843 York Street Baptist Chapel, Launceston, Tasmania.
Later he and his wife relocated to Portland, Victoria

Convict Changes History

Sandra Sampson on 15th January, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1st March, 1808 (prev. 0000), date of death: 10th March, 1859 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

Iris Dunne on 15th January, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m

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