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Thomas Kemp

Thomas Kemp, one of 230 convicts transported on the Captain Cook, 02 May 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Kemp
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1797
Occupation: Farm servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Essex Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Captain Cook
Departure date: 2nd May, 1833
Arrival date: 26th August, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 232 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 73 (38)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 27th January, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents,
Indent No; 40
Married; 3 male and 2 female children

Penny-Lyn Beale on 27th January, 2021 wrote:

1833 - Thomas Kemp, by the Captain Cook (for life), assigned to Mr. Roger Murphy, was brought up charged with drunkenness. The Bench sentenced him to 5 days in a cell upon bread and water.

1835 - 2 Jun. North Parramatta Goal Entrance Book.  No; 755. Trade; Gardener.

1841 - 11 Oct. North Parramatta Goal Entrance Book. Trade; Gardener. Sent to Hyde Park Barracks

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 27th January, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1797 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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