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Thomas Morris

Thomas Morris, one of 170 convicts transported on the Malabar, 14 June 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Morris
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1791
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 7 years

Crime: Stealing fowls
Convicted at: Stafford Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Malabar
Departure date: 14th June, 1819
Arrival date: 30th October, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 171 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 183 (93)
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

D Wong on 1st November, 2020 wrote:

Staffordshire Advertiser Staffordshire, England
24 Jan 1818
Thomas Morris, for stealing goose and a gander, the property of Samuel Bowden, of Aldridge.

Thomas Morris was listed as 27 years old on arrival.

Native Place: Staffordshire.

Occupation: Locksmith.

Thomas was 5’5½” tall, dark sallow complexion, black hair, hazel eyes.

Colonial Secretary Index:
MORRIS, Thomas. Per “Malabar”, 1819

1824 c.Apr:  Gun smith. Assigned convict mechanic whose master was a defaulter in payment for (Reel 6061; 4/1778 p.265e)

17/3/1825: COF

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 1st November, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1791 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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