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Thomas Newman, one of 192 convicts transported on the Albion, 29 May 1828
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||20th June, 1832
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 405 (204)
||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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Maureen Withey on 2nd August, 2019 wrote:
Thomas Newman had a colonial sentence and was later sent to Moreton Bay penal settlement, where he died, and was buried.
Moreton Bay reords: convicted 10 Jan 1828, for horse stealing, Middlesex Gaol Delivery, laborer. Colonial sentence. Sup. court Sydney, 14 Jun 1831, burglary, 14 yrs commuted from death recorded. Hospital, 20 July 1832.
He was described as, age 28, native place, Middlesex, height, 5ft 2; dark complexion, black hair, hazle eyes.
Moreton Bay Burial Records.
Thomas Newman , convict, Albion , age 25, died 20 July 1832, buried 21 July 1832.
Thomas King Thompson, and Thomas Newman, were jointly indicted for a burglary in the dwelling house of William Forsyth, at Hunter’s Rivers, on the 20th February. Both of the prisoners were found guilty, and sentence of death was recorded against them.
Sydney Herald, 20 Jun 1831.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 2nd August, 2019 made the following changes:
date of death: 20th June, 1832 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime