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Thomas Matthews, one of 224 convicts transported on the Isabella, 22 November 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 238
||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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Ann Marie Gould on 29th March, 2020 wrote:
Crime - Killing livestock
D Wong on 30th March, 2020 wrote:
Thomas Matthews was listed as 45 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Somerset.
Thomas was illiterate protestant, married with 1 male and 5 female children, 5’6½” tall, ruddy complexion, brown hair grey and inflamed eyes, nose small, broad featured, disabled in left arm, three scars on forefinger of left hand ; to receive a free pardon at the expiration of 8 years from the date of his conviction, provided his conduct in the meantime is good__See letter to Principal Superintendent of Convicts, 32-703, 10th August, 1832.
*notation in column - Absolute Pardon.
1832: Assigned to Alexander Chisholm at Lower Minto.
6/4/1838: Royal Pardon Warrant.
1/5/1839: Absolute Pardon
Convict Changes History
Ann Marie Gould on 29th March, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1787 (prev. 0000), gender: m
D Wong on 30th March, 2020 made the following changes: