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Thomas Kiff, one of 264 convicts transported on the Earl Gray, 04 October 1842
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||6th March, 1843
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 HO11/13, Page Number 231 (117)
||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 18th May, 2017 wrote:
Thomas Kiff was 33 years old on arrival, he was transported along with is brother, Robert, who was also on board - they were transported for picking pockets and stealing 9/- from a man in a disorderly house.
Thomas was 5’5 1/4” tall, dark complexion, dark brown hair and whiskers, hazel eyes.could read, married with 2 children - wife Susan at native place of St. Albans.
Surgeons Report Character: very good; sick.
6/3/1843: Thomas died at H.M. Colonial Hospital, Hobart.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 18th May, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1807 (prev. 0000), date of death: 6th March, 1843 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime