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Thomas Long

Thomas Long, one of 144 convicts transported on the Adamant, 26 March 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Long
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1780
Occupation: Waterman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Surrey Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Adamant
Departure date: 26th March, 1821
Arrival date: 8th September, 1821
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 143 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 14
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

Maureen Withey on 22nd December, 2019 wrote:

Adamant: Surgeon’s Log: National Archives ADM 101/1/2/1

Folio 1: 19th March 1821; received eighty convicts from the Justitia, No sick.
Folio 2: Struck one iron off the following men- Joseph Palmer, butcher, William Howard, boatswain’s mate, John Sidley, barber, and Thomas Long, cook.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 21st May, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1810-1814, 1827-1867

Ticket of Leave Date: 10 JANUARY 1828 . No; 28/20

D Wong on 21st May, 2020 wrote:

Colonial Secretary Index:
LONG, Thomas. Per “Adamant”, 1821

1823 Oct 10; 1824 Mar 5:  On list of prisoners assigned; also listed as Lang (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.74)

10/1/1828: COF - Description from COF - Born 1780, 48 years old, native place: Vauxhall, 5’2½” tall, sallow complexion, brown to grey and nearly bald hair, hazel grey eyes.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 21st May, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1780 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

D Wong on 21st May, 2020 made the following changes:


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