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Thomas Mountford, one of 259 convicts transported on the Duncan, 10 December 1840
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||22nd March, 1878
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 15 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 269 (136)
||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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D Wong on 5th August, 2017 wrote:
Thomas Mountford was listed as 19 years old on arrival - he was born in Eschall, Warwick and was transported for “Assault and Robbery of Richard Nightingale at Cawley.
Thomas was 5’5” tall, dark brown hair, blue eyes, 2 scar under right eye, anchor on left arm, blue dot on right arm, single, illiterate.
Occupation: Collier and Well Sinker.
Father: Thomas - at home
Brothers: Samuel and John
31/5/1852: Married Ann Ousley, aged 17, (St. Vincent 1850) at Great Swanport - Thomas was 29 and a shepherd.
22/3/1878: Thomas died at Launceston of ‘Epithelisma’ (skin cancers). Listed as a Labourer.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 5th August, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1822 (prev. 0000), date of death: 22nd March, 1878 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime