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Thomas Kircher

Thomas Kircher, one of 185 convicts transported on the Countess of Harcourt, 29 April 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Kircher
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1805
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Stealing potatoes
Convicted at: Surrey Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Countess of Harcourt
Departure date: 29th April, 1828
Arrival date: 8th September, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 184 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 374
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

D Wong on 15th August, 2018 wrote:

1828 Census: Thomas Kercher - Labourer, aged 23, Assigned to Alexander McLeod, Luskintyre.

15/9/1828: Thomas Kircher had £2.10s. in the Bank of New South Wales.

1/5/1833: TOL Maitland
29/5/1834: COF - Thomas Kircher, was a servant of Mr. Harrison, was a labourer, born 1805, 5’8” tall, ruddy complexion, light brown hair, grey eyes, anchor on right arm, large scar back of left hand.

Transported for ‘Stealing potatoes’.

1835: Marriage listed on NSW BDM to Jane Smith at St Mary’s, Sydney.
No children listed - no death listed.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 15th August, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1805 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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