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Thomas Little, one of 280 convicts transported on the Norfolk, 12 May 1835
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||20th July, 1800
|Date of Death:
||15th October, 1884
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Central Criminal Court
12th May, 1835
28th August, 1835
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 281 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 52
||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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Kerry Boyle on 23rd October, 2013 wrote:
Married Jane Rice, 8 children Elizabeth Sarah, Francis Abraham, Rice Jane Rice, Amelia Adelaide, Samuel Health, Mary Andrews, Louisa Martha Townley, Fanny Maria. Wife died in childbirth 1843. Thomas married wifes sister Sarah Edmunds Rice. Thomas died in Dunedin New Zealand.
Kerry Boyle on 27th August, 2018 wrote:
Convicted 2/3/1835 for forging a bill of exchange for the sum of 49 pounds 13 shillings. Wife and children followed to Tasmania aboard the Charles Kerr, a ship supplied by the British Government to send families of convicts and single women to fill domestic positions in VDL. Granted an early Ticket of Leave on the death of his wife. Thos and son Francis were later to have several businesses which went bankrupt both in Victoria and NZ. Buried in a family plot at Dunedin Cemetery.
Convict Changes History
Kerry Boyle on 23rd October, 2013 made the following changes:
date of death 15th October, 1884, occupation, crime
Kerry Boyle on 27th August, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 20th July, 1800 (prev. 0000)
Iris Dunne on 27th August, 2018 made the following changes: