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Thomas Kirkham

Thomas Kirkham, one of 167 convicts transported on the Adrian, 13 April 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Kirkham
Aliases: Kirkman
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 55 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Adrian
Departure date: 13th April, 1830
Arrival date: 20th August, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 168 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 331 (168)
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 7th December, 2012 wrote:

Thomas Kirkham was indicted under the name of Thomas
KIRKMAN at the Old Bailey, and transported for stealing from his master. 

Thomas was a Watch Finisher, and stole 1 watch-case, value 7s., 1 watch movement, value 7s., and 3 watch-maker’s tools, value 5s., the goods of George Paull - his master.

Thomas was 28 years old, married with children and was earning 28s., and his tea per week.

28/3/1828: TOL Merton.

1841 Census: Town Muswellbrook, District of Muswellbrook.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 7th December, 2012 made the following changes:

alias1, date of birth 1801, gender, crime

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