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Thomas Nelson

Thomas Nelson, one of 190 convicts transported on the Phoenix, 04 March 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Nelson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Porter
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 14 years

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Lancaster, Liverpool Boro' Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Phoenix
Departure date: 4th March, 1828
Arrival date: 14th July, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 190 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 321 (162)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 21st March, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Phoenix - 1828
Indent No; 36
Name; Thomas Nelson
Age; 20
Catholic, Single
Native Place; Liverpool
Trade or calling; Porter
Trial where & Date; House breaking - Lancaster - 29 October
Sentence; 14 years
Height; 5 ft. 7 1/2 in
Eyes; Grey
Hair; Brown
Completion; Dark freckled

1844 - Ticket of Leave; 44/670

1846 - 17 Sep. Certificate of Freedom; 46/890. Age; 42.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 21st March, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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