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Thomas Lindley, one of 200 convicts transported on the John, 26 January 1832
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 261 (131)
||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 1st April, 2013 wrote:
Thomas Lindley was 24 years old and came from Sheffield. He was transported for stealing coins and promisary notes from Mary Smith. His occupation was a “Cinderburner/Labourer”.
Thomas was assigned to Major M Barlow, Gundaroo area.
Thomas owned the Governor Burke Hotel at Yass.
Thomas built the Rose Inn at South Gundagai, the first building to be constructed in the town.
In 1852, the great flood came with a raging torrent in the night and his wife Hannah and his 4 children perished along with many others in the town. Thomas was away at the time.
Thomas was also a wool grazier. He remarried to Elizabeth Elliott and had more children but only 1 survived. He was a prominant character in Gundagai.
1862: Thomas died.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 1st April, 2013 made the following changes:
alias1, date of birth 1807, date of death 1862, gender, occupation, crime