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Thomas Lock

Thomas Lock, one of 300 convicts transported on the Marion, 07 June 1845

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Lock
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1823
Occupation: Groom
Date of Death: 28th February, 1861
Age: 38 years

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Norfolk, Norwich City Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Marion
Departure date: 7th June, 1845
Arrival date: 16th September, 1845
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 299 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 304
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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Robyn Everist on 21st June, 2019 wrote:

Ship Marion (2)
Native place: Waddington, England
1845 - Sept arrived VDL
1845 - Oct Darlington Probation Station,18 months
1848 - May - married Mary Ann McFall
1855 - ticket of leave
1856 - May TOL revoked
1856 - Sept TOL reinstated
1857 - Feb conditional pardon
1858 - birth of daughter Mary Ann Lock
1861 - died in Hobart -

https://stors.tas.gov.au/SC195-1-45-5048

Moving goods from warehouse of William Crosby, a large case was being lowered from above, and fell from its slings on to Thomas Lock, causing a fatal fractured skull. Died of his injuries in Hobart General Hospital

Robyn Everist on 21st June, 2019 wrote:

Remove Lock’s connection to Mary Ann McFall - she married a different Thomas Lock.

This Thomas Lock stole and killed 2 sheep while on Probation at Maria Island. He was convicted and sentenced to secondary transportation at Norfolk Island. He spent a month at Port Arthur on his way to Norfolk Island.

I have transcribed his record while he was at Norfolk Island.

Summary:
1,793 days punishment on hard labour
180 lashes
172 days in solitary confinement
5 years on Norfolk Island
1853 - back in Hobart prisoner barracks
1855 - ticket of leave and worked for Thomas Cruttenden at Prosser’s Plains
1857 - conditional pardon
1861 - died at Salamanca Wharf, accidental death
1855 - ticket of leave

1847 – 24 June – arrived Norfolk Island
1847 – 13 July – misconduct, 7 days hard labour
1847 – 9 Aug – misconduct, 36 lashes
1847 – 11 Nov – misconduct, 14 days hard labour
Same date – making a false statement, 6 days solitary confinement
1847 – 29 Nov – xxx xxx out of the lumber yard, 36 lashes,
Same date – misconduct – admonished
1848 – 3 Feb – conveying information to the xxx at the west quarry, 4 months hard labour
1848 – 4 Feb – idleness, 14 days solitary cells
1848 – 27 April – talking, admonished
1848 – 21 May – Having tobacco, 14 days solitary cells
1848 – 12 Aug – suspected of giving away xxx , 14 days hard labour
1848 – 12 Sept – having tobacco, 1 month hard labour
Same date having tobacco, 1 month hard labour
1848 – 18 Sept – misconduct -  14 days hard labour
1848 – 2 Oct – disorderly, 1 month hard labour
1848 – 19 Oct – suspected of receiving tobacco and resisting constable 36 lashes
1848 – 20 Oct – disobedience 36 lashes
1848 – 6 Nov – misconduct 14 days hard labour
1848 – 21 Dec – disobedience, 7 days hard labour
1848 – 31 Dec – idleness, 11 days hard labour
1849 – 12 Mar – fighting, 36 lashes
1849 – 29 May – disobedience, 14 days hard labour
1849 – 5 July – neglect, 2 months hard labour
Same day – disobedience - 14 days solitary cells
1849 – 21 Aug – obscene and threatening language 6 months hard labour
1849 – 3 Sept – disobedience, 14 days solitary cells
1850 – 30 Jan – disorderly, 14 days hard labour
1850 – 3 Feb – disobedience and misconduct, 1 month hard labour
1850 – 13 Feb – disobedience, 4 months hard labour
1850 – 18 Feb – telling a lie, 10 days solitary cells
1850 – 15 April – disobedience, 10 days solitary cells
1850 – 28 May – disorderly, 1 month hard labour
1850 – 11 June – idleness, 2 months hard labour
1850 – 30 July – disobedience, 2 months hard labour
Same date – xxx language, 3 months hard labour and placed in separate apartment
1850 – 6 Aug – disobedience, 6 weeks hard labour
1850 – 2 Sept – disobedience, 14 days hard labour
1850 – 18 Oct – disobedience, 7 days hard labour
1850 – 11 Nov - disobedience, 1 month hard labour
1850 – 15 Nov – disobedience, 14 days hard labour
1851 – 17 Jan – disobedience, 7 days hard labour
1851 – 21 Jan - disobedience, 2 months hard labour
1851 – 10 Mar - disobedience 1 month hard labour
1851 – 21 Mar – idleness 1 month hard labour
1851 – 24 Mar - disobedience, 14 days hard labour
1851 – 28 Mar - disorderly, 1 month hard labour
1851 – 7 April – talking at work 1 month hard labour
1851 – 25 April – misconduct 7 days hard labour
1851 – 9 June – quarrelling 1 month hard labour
1851 – 13 June - disobedience, 3 months hard labour
1851 – 23 June - disorderly, 14 days hard labour
1851 – 22 July – idleness 1 month hard labour
1851 – 11 Aug - idleness 1 month hard labour
1851 – 18 Aug - disobedience, 1 months hard labour
1851 – 29 Sept disobedience, 3 months hard labour
1851 – 30 Sept disorderly, 14 days hard labour
Same date – disobedience 14 days hard labour
1851 – 29 Dec - disorderly, 7 days hard labour
1852 – 12 Jan - disorderly, 7 days hard labour
1852 – 25 Feb – smoking, 3 months hard labour
1852 – 29 Mar - disobedience 14 days hard labour
1852 – 2 Aug - idleness 3 month hard labour
1852 – Norfolk Island closed, sent back to Hobart prisoner barracks
1853 – 24 Feb – Hobart
1853 – 20 June – Hobart prisoner barracks
1854 – 19 Mar – to prisoner barracks, J Mitchell, Lisdillon
1854 – 16 May – refusing to work – 10 days solitary
1855 – 6 Feb – apply next month
1855 – 19 June – ticket of leave
1855 – 3 April – employed by Thomas Cruttenden of Prosser Plains for 12 months at £10/year
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON30-1-2$init=CON30-1-2P193JPG
1856 – 20 May – absent without leave - ticket of leave revoked
1856 – 30 Sept – ticket of leave reinstated
1857 – 2 Feb – conditional pardon
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON33-1-70$init=CON33-1-70p310
1857 – 11 Nov – hospital
https://stors.tas.gov.au/NI/1412347

Convict Changes History

Robyn Everist on 21st June, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1823 (prev. 0000), date of death: 28th February, 1861 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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