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Thomas Irons, one of 190 convicts transported on the Egyptian, 05 April 1839
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 19 (11)
||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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D Wong on 5th August, 2018 wrote:
10/3/1838 Birmingham Journal Warwickshire, England:
COINING.__Thomas Irons and Wm. Pierce were charged with being found in the possession of implements for the purposes of coining.
No ship found for William Pierce.
Thomas Irons was 36 years old on arrival in VDL, he was 5’6” tall, black hair, hazel eyes, dark complexion, lost 3 front teeth upper jaw.
Previous convictions: once 1 month for leaving my family.
Widower, his wife died in Guy’s Hospital he was told by his sister when he was at Sheerness.
3/12/1841: Worked in the Government Garden.
22/8/1842: In the Port Barracks.
20/6/1846: Recommended for a CP
5/10/1847: CP approved
23/3/1848: Free Certificate.
21/12/1853: Married Ann Rattrey, a widow, at the Trinity Church, Hobart. Thomas listed as a widower, and a gardener.
5/9/1854: Thomas Irons, Davey Street, Gardener.
14/4/1855: Subscribed to the Patriotic und, Hobart.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 5th August, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1802 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime