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Thomas Millen

Thomas Millen, one of 150 convicts transported on the Sesostris, 23 November 1825

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Millen
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Cambridge Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Sesostris
Departure date: 23rd November, 1825
Arrival date: 21st March, 1826
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 150 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 305 (154)
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 3rd July, 2021 wrote:

National Archives. Criminal Petition.

HO 17/15/116     1825 May

Prisoner name: Thomas Millen.

Prisoner age: 49.

Prisoner occupation: Labourer in husbandry.

Court and date of trial: Cambridge Lent Assizes 1825.

Crime: Burglary at Caxton, Cambridgeshire.

Initial sentence: Death commuted to transportation for life.

Gaoler’s report: Bad character.

Annotated (Outcome): Refused July 14 1825.

Petitioner(s): Prisoner. 25 inhabitants of Hothfield, Kent.

Grounds for clemency (Petition Details): Convicted on own confession but understood that he was to be a witness; family dependants.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 3rd July, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m

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