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Thomas Nicholls

Thomas Nicholls, one of 150 convicts transported on the Asia, 29 July 1823

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Nicholls
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1789
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 9th October, 1823
Age: 34 years

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: -
Convicted at: Warwick Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 29th July, 1823
Arrival date: 19th January, 1824
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 150 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 78
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 17th May, 2019 wrote:

Thomas NICHOLS convict, aged 34, at sea September 18th. 1823-was attacked Pyrexia, … Expired suddenly on the 9th. October at 8.20 P.M.
Journal of Surgeon William Evans, Medical and Surgical Journal of the Asia Convict Ship, between the 28th. June 1823 and the 18th. January 1824 during which time the said Vessel has been employed in conveying one hundred and fifty male convicts from Woolwich to Hobart Town, Van Diemen’s Land, N. S. Wales

Penny-Lyn Beale on 1st April, 2021 wrote:

Australian Convict Transportation Registers - Other Fleets & Ships,
Name; Thomas Nicholls
Ship; Asia - 29 July 1823. V. D. L.
Trial; Warwick Quarter Sessions
Date; 14 Jan 1823
Sentence; 7 years
Noted against name; DIED; on voyage.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 17th May, 2019 made the following changes:

date of death: 9th October, 1823 (prev. 0000)

Penny-Lyn Beale on 1st April, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m

Penny-Lyn Beale on 1st April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1789 (prev. 0000)

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