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Thomas Middleton

Thomas Middleton, one of 250 convicts transported on the Charles Kerr, 06 June 1837

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Middleton
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1818
Occupation: Whitesmith
Date of Death: 23rd June, 1876
Age: 58 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Charles Kerr
Departure date: 6th June, 1837
Arrival date: 9th October, 1837
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 248 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 71 (37)
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

Laurice Martin on 2nd June, 2016 wrote:

One account says Robbing Master

D Wong on 3rd June, 2016 wrote:

Old Bailey:
THOMAS MIDDLETON, Theft > housebreaking, 2nd January 1837.

Offence: Theft > housebreaking
Verdict: Guilty > pleaded guilty
Punishment: Transportation

THOMAS MIDDLETON was indicted for feloniously breaking and entering the dwelling-house of Henry Hancock, and stealing there in 3 sovereigns and 2 half-sovereigns, his monies—to which he pleaded.
GUILTY . Aged 18.— Transported for Life.

1845: TOL Bungonia

16/9/1845: Married Lydia Fuller at Bungonia – 2 children, Thomas Matthew 1846 and Elizabeth Susan C1853.

9/6/1847: TOL Passport, Bungonia Bench
10/1/1849: TOL Passport, Goulburn Bench.

24/12/1849: CP

Greville Postal Directory NSW from 1872:
MIDDLETON Thomas sen. sawyer Rose Vale Bungonia
MIDDLETON Thomas jun. labourer—- Bungonia

Convict Changes History

Laurice Martin on 2nd June, 2016 made the following changes:

date of death: 23rd June, 1876 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

D Wong on 3rd June, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1818 (prev. 0000), crime

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